CRACKING THE MYSTERY OF EGG SHAPE from Science Magazine explores an intriguing questions.
This web project addresses the question of why not all eggs are shaped like a chicken’s. This fascinating online article incorporates easy-to-read text with compelling visualizations that help readers understand the science behind the shape of eggs.
Librarians will find this engaging article to be an interesting way to jump-start a discussion of birds and eggs. It would also be useful in teaching students about the many different ways charts and graphs can be used in science to visualize data.
To read the article, go to http://vis.sciencemag.org/eggs/.