Events

The Kennedy Center: Amazing Fibonacci - Hidden Life of Numbers Make Memorable Music
The Kennedy Center

Using the Fibonacci sequence of numbers as the jumping off point, your students study math concepts of pattern, recursion, Phi and the Golden Ratio and develop their ability to analyze the structure of music.

Mathalicious: Leonardo Numbers
Mathalicious

In this lesson students will explore his famous pattern, and will use it to reveal the golden ratio, which many believe is Nature’s standard of beauty.

youcubed: What Would the Nautilus Say? (6-CC)
youcubed (Stanford University)

While the nautilus shell is often represented in popular culture as an example of a golden spiral, according to many mathematicians it is not.

Illuminations: The Golden Ratio
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students learn about ratios, including the “Golden Ratio”, a ratio of length to width that can be found in art, architecture, and nature.