Short Essay Questions Key
1. What beauty did Richard state he could see in a flower?
The beauty that Richard states he could find in a flower is much more than the outside appearance. He states that he could imagine the cells inside and the beauty that lies in a smaller dimension. Richard is amazed that flowers have evolved in order to attract insects, which means that insects can see color.
2. How did Richard's father make the Tyrannosaurus Rex more understandable and more real to Richard when he was young?
Richard's father made the Tyrannosaurus Rex more real to Richard by explaining how big the Tyrannosaurus Rex would be compared to their front yard and house.
3. What did Richard's father teach him about when Richard noticed the way his ball moved in his wagon?
Richard's father taught him about inertia when Richard notices the way his ball moved inside his wagon. Richard's father explained to him that when things are moving they tend to keep on moving.
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