Reflection: Performance Tasks The Golden Ratio - Section 4: The Golden Rectangle Construction

 

As a teacher, there are things I continually preach...things on which I find myself continually harping. Of course, it's because I think these things are important. But how do I know if any of it is actually making a difference?

In this video, I'll show a small example of how student work let's me know that I am not wasting my breath.

 

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The Golden Ratio

Unit 6: Similarity
Lesson 8 of 8

Objective: SWBAT derive the Golden Ratio and prove why the Golden Rectangle construction works.

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
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