Illuminations: The Golden Ratio

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

Students examine different ratios to determine whether the Golden Ratio can be found in the human body.


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Math Topics
Measurement & Time, Ratios, Rates & Percents
Middle School, Educator
6th Grade, 7th Grade

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