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The Golden Students

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Scholars view the video, "Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land," and discuss examples in nature which have proportions of the golden ratio. They measure and record different body lengths from a worksheet and convert the ratios to equivalent...
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The Golden Ratio

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore two number patterns that approach the value of the Golden Ration. In this Golden Ratio lesson, 10th graders work with a partner to find the ratio of their height to the distance from their head to their fingertips....
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Golden Ratio

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate the Golden Ratio.  For this geometry lesson, 10th graders explore the Fibonacci sequence in the context of The Fibonacci Rabbit problem.  Students examine how the ratio of two consecutive Fibonacci number create...
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Are We Golden?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Lead your class on a search for precious bones. Using a presentation, the class investigates the golden ratio in art and nature. Groups of pupils measure specific bones and find the average ratio for the class. To further cement the...
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Go For the Gold

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Go for gold to understand the concept of the Golden Ratio. Learners measure their faces, their nose length, eye space, mouth location, etc. This information is used to determine the ratios of their facial features in order to determine...
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Golden Ratio Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate the Golden Ratio in this algebra I or geometry instructional activity. They explore the Golden Ratio as the conduct an experiment in which they collect various measurement from their team members and find the...
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Discovering Phi: The Golden Ratio

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Fe, phi, fo, fum. This activity leads pairs to find the ratio of consecutive terms of the Fibonacci sequence. The pairs find that the Fibonacci sequence can be found in many places. A discussion with the class shows that the ratios found...
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Golden Fibonacci and Ratios

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars investigate the "golden ratio" and the Fibonacci sequence in nature, architecture, and art. The lesson links the Fibonacci rabbit breeding sequence as a number pattern that reveals the "golden ratio."
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The Golden Ratio

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study the golden ratio approach using rectangles and a pentagram and make connections about proportional relationships. For this ratio relationships lesson plan, students describe ratio relationships as decimals and make...
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Are You a Golden Ratio?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concept of the golden ratio in nature and architectural design. They discuss examples such as petals on a sunflower and the Parthenon. In small groups they take turns measuring their body parts to find a golden ratio.
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Using Ratios

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students study the Golden Ratio and its relationship to Renaissance artists. After exploring proportions and ratios used by Renaissance artists, students create a mix of ten variations of color paint, and record the ratios of primary...
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Measuring Up

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Proportional reasoning, ratio, and indirect measurement come to life in a series of seven lessons. Learners will convert measurements into customary and metric units. They also use real-world examples to solve problems involving scale as...
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There's Gold in Them Thar Ratios

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners draw a model of the bunny problem which generates the Fibonacci Sequence, spirals generated from golden rectangles and golden triangles; identify the golden ratio in the human body, and find the Fibonacci numbers in nature.
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The Golden Ratio

For Students 5th - 8th
In this statistics learning exercise, students identify which shape is more pleasing to the eye than others based on information read. They estimate the ratio of length to width in shapes illustrated. Then students measure items listed...
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The Golden Ratio

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students solve problems using ratios and proportions. For this algebra lesson, students verify proportions, solve for the unknown and use real life scenario to model proportion.
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Start with a Circle...

For Students K - 12th
The Golden Ratio. The Divine Proportion. Yup. It's math and art blended into one colorful activity. Young artists combine colored tissue paper circles and parts of circles to create geometric patterns. As a bonus, kids get to figure out...
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Alice in Fractalland

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Take your class on a field trip to Fractalland where they'll learn all about number and shape patterns. Based on Disney's movie Alice in Wonderland, this resource takes young mathematicians on an adventure as they explore patterns in...
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Find Golden Rectangles

For Students 10th
In this golden rectangles worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 6 different problems that include measuring the length and width of rectangles. First, they use the chart given to calculate the rectangles that are golden rectangles....
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The Golden Rectangle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concept of the golden ratio. In this golden ratio lesson, students measure objects to determine if their measurements fit the golden ratio. Students calculate the average measurements of the class.
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The Golden Ratio

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate a ratio found in nature and in numerous pieces of artwork throughout history. The lesson is cross-curricular and builds a sense of appreciation of design for students.
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Fibonacci is All Around

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
One ratio to rule them all. Young mathematicians investigate the Fibonacci sequence and the Golden Ratio. To begin the first lesson, they use a spreadsheet to see how the Fibonacci sequence gives the Golden Ratio. The second lesson...
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Fibonacci and the Golden Number!

For Students 4th - 6th
In this math patterns worksheet, students review the beginning numbers in Fibonacci's numbers, find the pattern, follow directions and problem solve to find the Golden Number and complete a chart, measure lengths of body parts and find...
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I Am Golden

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students become familiar with patterns, the Fibonacci Sequence, and the Golden Ratio. They see how many places these occur. They have practical applications for using the calculator and making charts to extend patterns.
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The Golden Age of Hollywood

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Did movies save America during the Great Depression? Or did the Great Depression save movies? Learn more about the Golden Age of Hollywood with a video that covers the five major film studios, the colorization of big budget movies, and...

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