Tree for Springtime

Here in the Northeast, flowers are blooming and trees are leafing out.

We thought the creation of a tree that grows before your eyes might be akin to what is going on all around us.

What do you see that is happening as this tree grows?

How do you think that we made this picture?

Would you like to try to create a picture like this one?

The activity: SpringTreeGrowth.pdf

An editable Word docx and solutions:

SpringTreeGrowth.docx    SpringTreeGrowth-solution.pdf

CCSS: 4.OA, 5.OA, 8.F, MP7, MP8, HSF.IF

If programming isn't your thing, here are some other posts with fractal implications:

Fibonacci Coloring

Pythagorean Triples and Coloring

Pascal Coloring and Modular Math

Fractals and Benoit Mandelbrot


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