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Paper-Folding-Fractals

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Author:Joel Castellanos, Rice University
Description: A classroom teaching or personal learning software tool for Windows that can be an introductory lesson to fractals. Simple, step-by-step processes of paper folding can give rise to infinite verities of fractals. The user learns what fractals are and how they are created, then can explore the fractal results of simple (or complex) folding patterns. Basic Concepts: Constructing The Dragon; Hold Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand...; Chasing the Dragon; Other Paper Folding Fractals. You may also download paper-folding-fractals software for Windows.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities, Topic Tools Miscellaneous
Math Topics: Fractals

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