Fractal Tool

This Fractal Tool interactive also includes:

They're different, yet somehow very similar. Scholars learn about self-similarity and fractals through by using an engaging interactive. The resource covers Koch snowflakes, Sierpinski triangles, reduced squares, and fractal trees.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Split pupils into groups and have each group research a different fractal mode
  • Use the resource as an exploratory challenge
Classroom Considerations

  • It is helpful, but not necessary, for learners to have prior understanding of self-similarity
Pros

  • Gives the opportunity for individuals to create their own fractal shapes
  • Provides measurements (such as the number of triangles) for each iteration of the fractal, allowing users to see patterns
Cons

  • None