Visitors of all ages selected a pattern to trace. When the underlying structure is traced, the giraffe, cracked mud, turtle shell and dragonfly wing all result in similar voronoi patterns. When you compare to the bubbles you can see the similarity there as well.
TAG Field Trip Austin Nature and Science Center
This group surprised us! These 5th graders worked on a voronoi map, observed voronoi patterns in a microscope and on animals and participated in a lively discussion on cholera and epidemiology. When we got to the iPad demo of circles colliding one young man watching the patterns emerge from colliding circles said “this is so satisfying”. With overcast skies, we
Pfun Times at Maker Pfest!
We had a great time at Maker Pfest this past Saturday! The Pflugerville Public Library is a beautiful community space and we were pleased to see so many excited visitors at Maker Pfest. Abdulkarim and Arami, both part of the UTeach Maker program, staffed the event. Abdulkarim talked to visitors about the golden ratio calipers and how this ratio shows