Sunday, 14 December 2014

Clock Flowers on Scratch

After some class work on clock flowers last week, I wrote a little bit of code on Scratch to make some more. You can make "petals" for the flower that have jumps of between 1 and 22. Try it out. Click the green flag to begin.


What do you notice?
What do you wonder?

35 comments:

  1. What I noticed in 7,s: The petals of the flower go around 7 times.
    It looks amazing.

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  2. 10 and 12 are almost the same!

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  3. The odd numbers go to every stop.

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    1. I do not think so, because 15 is a odd number and it does not meet every stop

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  4. I really enjoyed Looking at all the prime numbers.

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  5. 7 goes to all the numbers because it is a prime number and prime numbers can only be timed by the 1 times table and it self times table.

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  6. Super cool blog, my favourite number was 14 at the start had ribbon affect .

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    1. I see what you mean, Noah; yes some of the patterns look better before they're finished!

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  7. I notice that all of the prime number under 22 meet all of the numbers under 59 on the clock.It looks so cool!

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    1. What you say is almost true, Justus, but what about 2, 3 and 5?

      What do you think?

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    2. 3 5 7 do not visit all of the numbers because are the factors of 60

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  8. Lets say the prime numbers are people and they like to visit every country in the world

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    1. I like that comparison a lot Gracia!

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  9. I really like the way some of the odd numbers carry on for lots of rounds. Just the way like 19,13 and so on.They look really amazing.

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  10. 19 and 21 are almost the same

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    1. Do you think so? Have a look again. I think there are more similar pairs than that. What do you think?

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  11. I notice that some numbers do not fit in 60 so they go round until it fits in.

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  12. 19 and 13 go around to make lots of amazing paterns.

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  13. I notice that number 7 goes around 7 times

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    1. Awesome! Do any other numbers do that?

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    2. All the prime numbers up to 59 do the same amount of times.

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  14. Every prime number under 22 meets to every number even all of the prime numbers till 59 in the clock.

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    1. What you say is almost true, Samyak, but what about 2, 3 and 5?

      What do you think?

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    2. 2,3,5 are factors for 60 so they don't work

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  15. Most of the PRIME NUMBERS make amazing donut shapes.

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    1. It helps because if you didn't know how many times a number goes round a clock you can count until you know it.

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    2. It also helps in multiplying. So, 17 X 3 = 51, you see that on the clock.

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    3. I noticed something with all the prime numbers except 3,5,7.17 is a prime number so it goes 17 times round passing 0 that is the same for all prime numbers.

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    4. Well noticed, Samyak! (You meant except 2, 3 and 5 of course.)

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