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KS3 Science & Maths - Breaking News!: Nature's patterns

Information to help you create a science and maths news flash, mini-documentary or advert (year 8) - compiled by your Librarians.

Nature's patterns

Chambered Nautilus Shell - detail

Stimulus Questions

  • What is the Golden ratio?

    •  How have we adopted it from nature?

Books in the Senior Library

Golden Ratio and the award-winning photos


GoldenNumber.Net has extensive information on the Phi, the Golden Ratio, Divine Proportion and Fibonacci series

The Beauty of Golden Ratio

This site is an academic research project designed, developed and constructed with the purpose of entering the TRIO ThinkQuest Competition by students in the University of Tennessee Upward Bound program.

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Sweet Search - a search engine for students

Try to find out more using Sweet Search, a search engine designed to help students find reliable information.

Fibonacci Numbers and Nature

Mr. Narain's Golden Ratio Page