Fractals Teacher Resources
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New Review Alice in Fractalland
Take your class on a field trip to Fractalland where they'll learn all about number and shape patterns. Based on Disney's movie Alice in Wonderland, this resource takes young mathematicians on an adventure as they explore patterns in math including Pascal's Triangle, the Fibonacci Sequence, Mandelbrot's fractals and much more.
4th - 8th Math 10 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 4 Views 35 Downloads
Using Cabri Geometry to Create Fractals
Learners construct the Sierpinski Triangle using Cabri Jr. They use a step-by-step guide to construct the Sierpinski Triangle on their graphing calculator and then discuss the formula for constructing a nth stage Sierpinski Triangle.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Fractals Teachers' Notes
When you see a flower or a tree in nature do you see the math? This web resource contains many ideas for using fractals in a math class including Sierpinski’s triangle, Koch's Snowflake, and the Jurassic Park Fractal. Additionally, it provides links to other fractal sites.
5th - 8th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Creating Fractals Using Transformations
Sixth graders define what a fractal is and experiment with patterns. In this fractals activity, 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
Students explore the concept of fractals. In this fractals lesson, students discuss Sierpinski's Triangle using an applet. Students 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