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Exploring Fractals

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Visit this site: http://www.math.umass.edu/~mconnors/fractal/fractal.html

Author:Mary Ann Connors, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Massachusetts at Amherst
Description: Exploring Fractal Dimensions of Strictly Self-Similar Fractals: Cantor Dust to the Fractal Skewed Web: what are fractals? self-similar shapes; what is dimension; a mathematical interpretation; non-integer and integer fractal dimensions; generating fractals; teacher information; sources for exploring fractals; and interesting links for further exploration. A fractal project based on "Exploring Fractal Dimension," developed at an NSF-funded Institute for High School Mathematics Teachers at Georgetown University in 1991.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Link Listings, Bibliographies
Math Topics: Fractals

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