# The Golden Ratio

Unit 6: Similarity
Lesson 8 of 8

## Big Idea: Natural Intelligence? In this lesson students learn about the ubiquity of the Golden Ratio.

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Math, Similarity and Congruence, Golden Ratio, golden rectangle, geometry in nature
105 minutes

### Anthony Carruthers

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