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The magic of maths

This mathematics lesson is suitable for KS4 or more able KS3 students.

They explore numbers in nature and discover that Fibonacci numbers and spirals frequently appear. They will then use the sequence to discover and define patterns before proving why one of the patterns exists. Students will also use the video 'Give us a hand' to explore how mathematicians use mathematical modelling to explore the world around us.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students learn what the Fibonacci sequence is.
  • Students are able to find and describe patterns in sequences of numbers.


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