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The Fibonacci Sphere Model draws n equidistant points on a sphere by distributing the points on a Fibonacci spiral.  The sequence the produces this distribution separates advances the longitude by the golden angle.

The Fibonacci Sphere Model was developed using the Easy Java Simulations (Ejs) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.   Double clicking the jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  You can modify this simulation if you have EJS installed by right-clicking within the map and selecting "Open Ejs Model" from the pop-up menu item.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.6 of Java.
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General Physics
- Computational Physics
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- Algebra
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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W. Christian, Computer Program FIBONACCI SPHERE MODEL, Version 1.0 (2012), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12521&DocID=3150).
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W. Christian, Computer Program FIBONACCI SPHERE MODEL, Version 1.0 (2012), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12521&DocID=3150>.
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Christian, W. (2012). Fibonacci Sphere Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved November 27, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12521&DocID=3150
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Christian, Wolfgang. Fibonacci Sphere Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2012. Java 1.6. 27 Nov. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12521&DocID=3150>.
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Fibonacci Sphere Model:

Is Based On Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool

The Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool is needed to explore the computational model used in the Fibonacci Sphere Model.

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