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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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K20 Learn

#### Are We Golden?

For Teachers 6th - 7th 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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#### 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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#### 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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Wake Forest University

#### Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...
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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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#### Class of Gold

For Teachers 6th - 9th
How can you see a number in nature? Here, learners discover both Fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio by exploring a number of different resources.  Note: Some of the resources are older and may be missing some of the links, but the...
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#### Golden Ratio

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate the Golden Ratio.  In 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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#### 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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#### 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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#### I Am Golden

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners 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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#### As Good As Gold

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students find examples of the Golden Ratio on the human body through measurement. Additionally, students learn about the use of the Golden Ratio and the Golden Rectangle in art and architecture. A very interesting instructional activity...
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#### Hidden Ratios

For Students 10th - 12th
In this ratios learning exercise, students measure and record specified distances on a drawing of a head and shoulders. Students record information onto their graphing calculators and look for patterns in their information. They find the...
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Texas Instruments

#### Golden Ratio Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate the Golden Ratio in this algebra I or geometry lesson. They explore the Golden Ratio as the conduct an experiment in which they collect various measurement from their team members and find the regression equations...
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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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#### "How Divine Is My Proportion?"

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the concept of the divine proportion/golden ratio. In this Fibonacci Sequence exploratory lesson, 8th graders measure the length and width of various objects to see which items have a divine proportion. Students...
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#### Texas Instruments Calculator Basics: TI-83 Plus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the operations of a TI-83 Plus calculator. Using web tutorials, they practice using the basic keys. Students complete a golden ratio worksheet. They perform power and root calculations. High schoolers visit...
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#### Golden Ratio of the Human Body

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students calculate the ratio of the height of the body to the height of the navel. They discover that the ratios are all approximately equal.