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by Doreen Sandor 

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Source:  Greek Temples by Stuart & Revett

Source: Knott, Dr. Ron. "The Parthenon and Greek Architecture ."
 Fibonacci Numbers and The Golden Section in Art, Architecture and Music. 17 May 2006. 27 Aug 2006

   


The Golden Rectangle is a unique and a very important shape in mathematics.   It  appears in nature, music, and is also often used in art and architecture.     The ancient Greeks knew of a rectangle whose sides are in the golden proportion (1 : 1.618 which is the same as 0.618 : 1).

The special property of the Golden Rectangle is that the ratio of its length to the width equals to approximately 1.618:

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The Golden Ratio and Architecture
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On an index card, please list on three (3) things that you have learned from this website and to list one (1) thing that you would still like to learn.    

Post your  notes on the Fibonacci Blog.  Share your observations with your classmates.    Then respond to at least three (3) fellow classmates' postings, using Grade 4 ELA standards.   

Due Date: Tomorrow a.m.  




Source: "Golden Ratio and Architecture." Queen’s University Faculty of Education.
Queen’s University Faculty of Education. 27 Aug 2006 .