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  1. Fractals - Cynthia Lanius
    This lesson plan for exploring fractals is designed so 4th through 8th grade students can work independently and be assessed innovatively. It conforms to the 1989 NCTM standards, and provides links to other fractal sites. Contents: Why study fractals? Making fractals: Sierpinski Triangle, Sierpinski Meets Pascal, Jurassic Park Fractal, Koch Snowflake. Fractal Properties: Self-similarity, Fractional dimension, Formation by iteration. Teacher-to-Teacher notes; Fractals on the Web. more>>

  2. Fractals (Mathematics Archives) - University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
    An extensive list of links to sites with information about fractals, classified by level and type of resource. more>>

  3. Fractals (The Geometry Junkyard) - David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine
    An extensive annotated list of links to material on fractals. more>>

  4. Fractint - Noel Giffin; Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
    Fractint is a freeware fractal generator created for IBM PC's and compatible computers and constantly being upgraded and improved by the Stone Soup team. This is a page for fans of Fractint and fractal creation for the trading of parameter files created by Fractint. Mailing list, links to other fractal sites, software to download, a contest, and Fractint tutorials. Also available from http://www.fractint.org/. more>>

  5. An Introduction to Fractals - Paul Bourke
    "What is a fractal? B. Mandelbrot: A rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be subdivided in parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size copy of the whole. Mathematical: A set of points whose fractal dimension exceeds its topological dimension." Examples and discussion with illustrations. more>>

  6. sci.fractals FAQ - Taylor, Louvet
    A FAQ posted monthly to sci.fractals, a Usenet newsgroup about fractals, mathematics, and software, aimed at being a reference about fractals, including answers to commonly asked questions, archive listings of fractal software, images, and papers that can be accessed via the Internet using FTP, gopher, or the World-Wide-Web (WWW), and a bibliography for further readings. Also at http://www.landfield.com/faqs/sci/fractals-faq/. more>>

  7. Spanky Fractal Database - Noel Giffin
    A collection of fractals and fractal-related material for free distribution on the net. Most of the software has been gathered from various ftp sites on the Internet and is freeware or shareware. Contents: An index of Fractal material; General information; Some info about the fractal images stored at Spanky; Fractal documents, images, programs, Interactive Fractal Explorers, Misc. Fractal material, Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics, and Near Subject Related material at other sites. more>>

  8. Sprott's Fractal Gallery - Julien C. Sprott, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Wisconsin
    Images from programs and books by the site's author, with information about these books and software packages, and MSDOS software packages available for download. Every day a new fractal image is automatically generated on this page by a variation of the program included with the book Strange Attractors: Creating Patterns in Chaos. Fractals in nature photographed by Sprott include ashes, bark, branches, brick, broccoli, bubbles, carpet, fabric, ice, ice crystals, moss, pavement, rocks, shrub, snow tree, trees. more>>

  9. Studying Mandelbrot Fractals - Suzanne Alejandre
    What is a fractal? A definition and a Java applet to help in exploring the Mandelbrot set, redrawing small areas to fill the fractal screen and noticing how the images compare. Also links to other sites with fractal information for middle-schoolers. more>>

  10. Topical Index of Internet Resources (The Chaos Hypertextbook) - Glenn Elert
    An extensive list of links to sites related to Elert's Chaos Hypertextbook. Major categories include: Chaos (Dynamical Systems); Dimension; FAQs; Feigenbaum Constants (Bifurcation Diagrams); Fractals; Image Compression; Iterated Function Systems (IFS); Lindenmayer Systems (L-Systems); Logistic Equation; Mandelbrot & Julia Sets; Music: Chaotic & Fractal; Newsgroups (Green Eggs Report); Newton's Method; Periodicals; Personalities; Science; Software Archives (Java, Macintosh); Strange Attractors; Terrain & Landscape Modelling; Miscellaneous. more>>

  11. What is a Fractal? - Alan Beck; Glyphs
    The word "fractal" was coined less than twenty years ago by Benoit Mandelbrot, whose work, The Fractal Geometry of Nature, first introduced and explained concepts underlying this new vision. Mandelbrot derived the term "fractal" from the Latin verb frangere, meaning to break or fragment. Basically, a fractal is any pattern that reveals greater complexity as it is enlarged. Thus, fractals graphically portray the notion of "worlds within worlds" which has obsessed Western culture from its tenth-century beginnings. General information about Mandelbrot, fractals, and their computer generation. Images of several fractals, including LarvasLeaf, Serpentes, and Lamp. Part of the Fractal Galleries provided by Glyphs, a site about writing, art, music, and pop culture. more>>

  12. World of Fractals - Adam Lerer
    A general site about fractals, including image galleries, animations, descriptions of different types of animations, explanations, programs to download, and related links. See Types of fractals; read Understanding Fractals (The Basics, The Mathematics, and Fractals and Chaos Theory in the Real World); download Windows programs for creating your own fractals; or participate in a Fractal Art Contest. more>>


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