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#### Alice in Fractalland

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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#### Pascal's Triangle

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore the concept of Pascal's Triangle. In this Pascal's Triangle lesson plan, students use an applet called 'Coloring Multiples' to explore Pascal's Triangle. Students develop patterns starting with various numbers in...
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#### Fractals Teachers' Notes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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#### What are Fractals?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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#### Math Morphing Proximate and Evolutionary Mechanisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify the different types of fractals. In this geometry lesson, students use math to analyze different biological phenomena. They collect data from the experiments and construct graphs.
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#### Fractals Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create fractals. In this lesson, students use a computer program to explore different types of fractals.
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#### The Chaos Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students measure and predict the behavior of a fractal.  In this investigative lesson students divide into groups, and participate in an activity that includes drawing triangles and coloring vertices.
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#### Big Fleas Have Little Fleas!

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study seamounts and learn the importance of structures to species. In this ocean explorer lesson, students participate in an activity that teaches them how to modify a seamount so that they are more suitable for species.
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#### Patterns in Pascal's Triangle

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the patterns that exist in Pascal's Triangle. They explore multiples and factors. Sudents use an applet to create and color the multiples in Pascal's Triangle.
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#### Chaos and Fractal Applications

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify the different applications of fractals. In this math lesson, 8th graders use graphing calculator to solve algorithms. They explain how changing parameters and initial conditions affect the solutions.
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#### The Mandelbrot Set

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the Mandelbrot Set. They are introduced to the concept of a complex number and function in order to motivate the discussion of Julia and Mandelbrot sets. Students investigate fractals and how they are built.
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#### Irregular Fractals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study and research irregular fractals and construct a few based on their research. Students practice pattern recognition skills and plane geometry skills calculating dimensions on the Fractured Pictures activity.