Symmetry is beautiful. But why? Information processing theory claims it’s because symmetry saves us efforts, memory, and attention. When you look at a symmetric face, your mind only needs to process a half of it! With a snowflake, a sixth suffices.
You can help kids become more aware of symmetry by playing folding, cutting, and scavenger hunt games. We have four chapters of ideas in the Moebius Noodles book.
Pictures in this collection surprise us. They are still symmetric. But stories of their visually similar parts are completely different!
Made with keep calm and make posters.
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