Growing Patterns

Growing Patterns

Fibonacci Numbers in Nature

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Item #: NTS548430
ISBN13: 9780545484305
Format: Paperback Book
Pages: 32 pages
Dimensions: 0.2' x 0.21' x 7.2'
Grades: 3 - 6


Vivid photographs illustrate the concept of Fibonnaci numbers, a pattern that crops up throughout nature, including pineapple skins, sunflowers, and much more. A "clear demonstration of complex ideas."—Kirkus

Common Core Alignment:

5.OA.B.3 Generate two numerical patterns using two given rules. Identify apparent relationships between corresponding terms. Form ordered pairs consisting of corresponding terms from the two patterns, and graph the ordered pairs on a coordinate plane. For example, given the rule “Add 3” and the starting number 0, and given the rule “Add 6” and the starting number 0, generate terms in the resulting sequences, and observe that the terms in one sequence are twice the corresponding terms in the other sequence. Explain informally why this is so.
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