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Fibonacci - World's most mysterious number. How to draw - the Fibonacci sequence / golden spiral - step by step tutorial (english) The Golden Ratio and Fibonacci Numbers. Pi Day Activity- Make Pi Art! Happy Pi Day everyone!

Pi Day Activity- Make Pi Art!

I remember thinking this holiday was really cool when I was younger. We let out our inner nerds, drank soda, and ate a pizza pie in class. Earlier this week I whetted your mathy appetite when I shared how I turned Pi into wearable art. My super easy and colorful Pi Day Bracelets were made by stringing different colored beads according to the digits in Pi. Today I'm celebrating Pi Day with two colorful and geometric pieces of Pi Day Inspired Artwork. "Easy As Pi" Artwork! And if you have younger preschool aged children, check out my 5 easy ways to celebrate Pi Day with Preschoolers! Now let's celebrate your inner nerd and create some fun artwork to brighten up your wall.

Materials Needed to Make Pi Artwork: Paper (I used Watercolor)MarkersPencilRulerSomething with a long straight edgeEraserProtractor Large circular objectPrintout of Pi's digits Color codes (To relate Pi's digits to specific colors) Draw Polka Dot Pi Inspired Artwork: 1. Draw Pi As a Colorful Network: 1. UD jak uklada sie wzory na chodnikach. Matematyka w architekturze. by Max Lyszkowski on Prezi. Matematyka w architekturze. Polygon art and golden ratio inspired by Piet mondrian. The Golden Ratio In Modern Art. Tajemniczy ciąg Fibonacciego. Złota liczba. Boska proporcja. Matematyka w sztuce. Making Art with the Golden Ratio « Math Craft.

You can do some pretty cool stuff with the golden ratio.

Making Art with the Golden Ratio « Math Craft

The image above is made from taking each quarter-circle in the golden spiral and expanding it into a full circle. In the second image, the spiral and the golden rectangles are overlaid on the the first image, showing how it works. The length of the radius of the nth circle is 1/phi^(n-1). Modular Origami: How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units « Math Craft.

Modular origami is a technique that can be used to build some pretty interesting and impressive models of mathematical objects.

Modular Origami: How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units « Math Craft

In modular origami, you combine multiple units folded from single pieces of paper into more complicated forms. The Sonobe unit is a simple example unit from modular origami that is both easy to fold and compatible for constructing a large variety of models. Below are a few models that are easy to make using this unit. Cube Octahedron Icosahedron In the rest of this post we are going to learn how to make the Sonobe unit and each of these models. Materials and Tools Paper (square origami paper is preferred as it folds much better)Scissors (if paper isn't square) How to Make Square Paper All of the instructions below assume square paper is being used.

Take an ordinary piece of paper and fold it diagonally. Online Arts Games for Kids. Online Abstract Art Maker. Online fractal creator. The fractal explorer shows how a simple pattern, when repeated can produce an incredible range of images.

Online fractal creator

With a bit of practice you will be able to create many interesting fractal forms, from organic looking trees to symmetrical structures like snow flakes. In fact the visnos website logo was created using this activity. The controls are split into two sections, the variables section change the algorithm that builds the fractal. The style section controls colour and appearance of the fractal. Setting Variables Important click variables to access these controls Branches The number of branches that are created at each step of the pattern. Iterations In computing an iteration is similar to a repetition, if the iteration value is 1 then only one set of branches is created. Angle 1. Zuzanna cyunel2012. Incredible Photographs of Fractals Found in the Natural World.

Free Printable: Make a folding paper Kaleidocycle. With the Etsy Global Craft Party on this weekend, I wanted to share these printables and tutorial to make an amazing kinetic paper kaleidocycle.

Free Printable: Make a folding paper Kaleidocycle

This year’s Craft Party theme is ‘Kaleidoscope: Paper Taking Shape’, so it seems rather appropriate, don’t you think? A kaleidocycle is an easy-to-make folded paper toy that you can rotate and manipulate. It also makes a really lovely geometric sculpture, which you can use as a decorative object in your home. Materials Printables Scissors Ruler Bone folder or large needle Glue Download the printables Download the bright kaleidocycle here.Download the pastel kaleidocycle here.Download the blue watercolour kaleidocycle here.Download the kaleidocycle template here. Print and cut out Print out and then cut out the kaleidocycle. We Are Scout printable kaleidocycle OUTLINE.