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Fractal Fraction Fun
Students discover the interesting patterns and shapes referred to as "fractals." In this geometry lesson, students utilize pieces of colored construction paper to create the branches of a fractal tree. Students discuss the rules and shapes that must be used in order to create a legitimate fractal.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 31 Downloads
What are Fractals?
Middle and high schoolers identify and analyze fractals and research information using the Internet to locate information about them. They look at fractals in relation to nature and other real world situations. Pupils create several types of fractals using various methods on grid paper and poster paper.
6th - 12th Math 3 Views 15 Downloads
RAISE - Rural Alliance for Improving Science Education has put together an incredible lesson on fractals. Examples using Mandelbrot Sets, Sierpinski's Triangle and Koch's Snowflake are discussed with activities for each. There is a worksheet in which measurements are made on a segment of a river using 3 different scales.
9th - 10th Math 3 Views 34 Downloads
Creating Fractals Using Transformations
Sixth graders define what a fractal is and experiment with patterns. For this fractals lesson, 6th graders create fractals in a word processor by using right triangles. Students rotate, shrink and reflect their designs.
6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 2 Downloads
Fractals, An Inquiry
Students observe and discuss several different fractal drawings and relate them to patterns they see in nature. They use an online fractal tool to create and modify a fractal image and then create their own fractal image with paint.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Introduction to Fractals: Geometric Fractals
Young scholars explore the concept of fractals. In this fractals lesson, students discuss Sierpinski's Triangle using an applet. Young scholars discuss the patterns involved with fractals. Students discuss the area of Sierpinski's triangle as the iterations go to infinity.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 15 Downloads