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Golden Ratio learning tools

Kids can understand if Golden Ratio exists or not by practical observations with the tools provided. In this project, an attempt was made to understand the causes of mathematical anxiety and the present scenario of school education in India. A few learning tools, student manual, posters and iPad app were designed to explain and understand the GOLDEN RATIO and FIBONACCI NUMBERS to the students in secondary level education.

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Tool 1: Creating Golden ratio Caliper

GOAL: Whether golden ratio exists in nature or not students will understand by practical observations with the tools provided. Students will make their own calipers with the help of below printed diagrams and start exploring the nature.

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Tool 2: Golden rectangle
student ID card

GOAL: A simple tool which should be accessible to every student to understand golden ratio. Designed student ID card as Goldern ratio measuring tool, will help students explore the nature whenever they want.

Posters

Designed two posters to explain the Golden ratio and Fibonacci Numbers concepts. Title and other design elements placed carefully keeping 16 folds for each poster. Students can carry these foldable posters.

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Golden ratio & Fibonacci numbers in sunflower

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21 petals arranged in 360 degree to receive maximum sunlight. 21 is a Fibonacci number. Other Fibonaci numbers (13, 21 etc) can also be found in sunflower disk floret.

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Student Activity 1 —

Measuring body proportions

Stand against a wall and mark your total height from feet to head and your navel height. Using a measuring tape or a scale,

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Tip: A ratio is a relationship between two numbers of the same kind, expressed as “a /b” or a:b. A ratio is a number and it does not have any unit.

Student Manual

Students will start with an activity and slowly golden ratio concept reavels to them then concept explanation with examples of paintings and architecture has been provided. Similarly Fibonacci numbers explained. Tools designed to explore the nature for further study.

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