Our favorite mathemagician, Vi Hart, jams on Fibonacci.
Seems like a fun thing to do if you have a lot of free time on your hands I am usually too busy driving for my Green Limousine company http://www.thinkgreenlimo.com Pretty crafty idea not the less. Thanks for sharing!
Totally cool video!
That is one of the best videos explaining Math I have ever seen. Fantastic! Recently a young boy in NY figured out that the branches and leaves of a tree are arranged in Fibonacci spirals. He placed solar cells in that arrangement and got a 50% increase in efficiency compared to a flat panel. Pretty cool stuff?
The “don’t know what this is” is the seed pod from a magnolia, specifically the big magnolias in the southern U.S.
This is a really fabulous video, Vi. I love how you leave questions for investigators — young or old — to sort out. I have access to the giant pine cones from a longleaf pine; I want to tray coloring and counting the spirals.
Cristóbal Vila’s wonderful artistic video Nature by Numbers is complementary to Vi’s video. He shows a PHI-ray gun!
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