The Beauty of Mathematics!!!. Painting with Numbers: Mathematical Patterns fundamental to Nature http://www.newton.tv/programme/260/patterns-in-nature Why do bees build honeycombs with hexagons? How do plant growth obey mathematical rules? How many seeds in apples? Math and music?
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Painting with Numbers:
Mathematical Patterns fundamental to Nature
Why do bees build honeycombs with hexagons?
How do plant growth obey mathematical rules?
How many seeds in apples?
Math and music?
Activity: counting petals on flower!
Belgian Lace for Bridal Veil
Having mild and humid climate, horticulture is the highest value sector for Belgian Agriculture with the turn over of $1.6 billion whereas flower and potted plant industry valued $240 million annually. Being the world's largest producer of Azaleas and Bagonia, Belgium also grows the flowers like, Roses, Flowers Grown from Bulbs, Chrysanthemums, Freesias, Gerberas, Bluebells, Clivia and Delhaize.
Lilies, Colorful Roses, Sunflowers, Orchids, Gerberas, Chrysanthemums and Daisy are some of the flowers which are passionately liked by Belgians for the gift purposes on various occasions.
The Common Red Poppy is the national flower of Belgium. Growing in fields and waste places, these beautiful flowers are mildly analgesic and sedative, and have long been used in European herbal medicine, particularly for ailments in children and the elderly. Used chiefly as a mild pain reliever and as a treatment for irritable coughs, Red Poppy also reduces nervous over activity
Brussels Sprouts: Disease fighting cabbage family! High in Fiber and Vitamin C
Built for Expo 58 (1958 World Fair)
The story of the Atomium is, above all, one of love, the love that the Belgians have for an extraordinary structure symbolizing a frame of mind that wittily combines aesthetic daring with technical mastery. The appearance of the Atomium is unusual and unforgettable. It has a rare quality of lifting everyone’s spirits and firing their imagination.
Diane Hennebert, 2008.
“Dare to dream of a better future on a human scale"