Fibonacci Via Recursion and Iteration

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Discover the wonders of the Fibonacci sequence. Young computer scientists watch videos on the Fibonacci sequence in nature and use spreadsheets to determine specific values in it. The instructional activity teaches iterative and recursive techniques for sequences.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Have the class research other series as a webquest
Classroom Considerations
  • It is helpful if pupils have previous experience with spreadsheets
  • Individuals need to understand function notation and domain restrictions given as inequalities
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Pros
  • Teaches basic use of spreadsheets
  • Worksheets include screenshots of spreadsheets to help learners input formulas
Cons
  • None
Common Core