## Objective

Investigate the presence of the golden ratio in natural objects.

### Materials

- Calipers or ruler
- Notebook for recording data
- Natural objects (e.g., flowers, shells, pinecones)

### Instructions

**Select**various natural objects that are likely to exhibit the golden ratio.**Measure**relevant dimensions of each object, such as the length and width of a leaf or petal.**Calculate**the ratio of the dimensions and record the values in your notebook.**Compare**each ratio to the golden ratio (approximately 1.618).**Analyze**your findings to determine how closely the objects adhere to the golden ratio.**Present**your results in a report, discussing the significance of the golden ratio in nature.