
Re: Fractals
Posted:
May 5, 1995 8:24 AM


On Thu, 4 May 1995, Janet V Smith wrote:
> I enjoyed Judith's response to the fractal discussion. I did a unit with > my eighth graders last year called Infinite Windows. They did great, and > really enjoyed it. We investigated Seirpinski's Trainlge, looked into > iterating patterns in Pascal's Trianlge, etc. I think it is good for them > to see a bigger picture than arithmetic. I am really tires of students > thinking they are not doing amth if they are not doing computation!
Dear Janet, I am happy that you are such an enthusiastic teacher. But I have a question: can you send us a test or a quize or something like that to show what your students can do, which problems they can solve in result of these studies ? Andrei Toom

