Beautiful Numbers: Mathematical Art

Workshop Categories: Algorithms & Programming

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Mathematics, Art and Computer Science come together in this unique workshop. Adapted from the original materials produced by Langley Grammar School; we look at the Fibonacci number sequence and the concept of the Golden Ratio and discuss how this has been applied to art and design throughout the ages.

So grab your pens and pencils for some mathematical puzzles that show you how great art is really all about the maths

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Suitable for ages (KS)

Key stage 2 (KS2)

Key Stage 3 (KS3)

What do you learn?

  • What the Fibonacci number sequence is
  • How the Fibonacci number sequence applies to art and design and is found in nature
  • How you can write a Scratch computer programme to calculate the Fibonnaci number sequence
  • Programming concepts such as Selection, Iteration and lists.

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