Phi Day (1) -- Golden Rectangles

Phi Day (1) -- Golden Rectangles
Phi Day (1) -- Golden Rectangles
Phi Day (1) -- Golden Rectangles
Phi Day (1) -- Golden Rectangles
Phi Day (1) -- Golden Rectangles
Phi Day (1) -- Golden Rectangles
Phi Day (1) -- Golden Rectangles
Phi Day (1) -- Golden Rectangles
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This is a perfect activity to do on or around November 23rd, known as Phi Day for its relation to the Fibonacci sequence: 1, 1, 2, 3, ...

Students are given the instructions to construct Golden Rectangles. During the activity, they will construct and measure two of their own Golden Rectangles to calculate a rough estimate for phi.

Background information about phi is provided.

Students then look at several examples of Golden Rectangles from art and architecture and then use the process of creating a Golden Rectangle to test the proportions of the art.
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