Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 20:14:19 -0500
From: Kenneth Cole email@example.com
Subject: Fractal Project
Hello Cynthia and Suzanne,
My students after working through Cynthia Lanius' fractal lessons and
Suzanne Alejandre's Tessellation lessons are creating
tessellating fractals using a method which I developed using Fractint
for Windows and a graphics editor such as Photoshop, Paintshop Pro, or
MS Image Editor.
In the final phase of the project, the students create an image from a
fractal, make it tessellate, shrink it, change it to a GIF or JPG file,
and then use it for a background on a simple HTML page. Then the
student posts the page on the Internet. You can view this work at the
Create Your Own Fractal Project:
My example lesson on How to Make a Seamless Fractal Background:
A quiz over how to create a tessellating fractal image:
Some of the students' work:
This has been a fun project and I am somewhat surprised how quickly 12
and 13 year old students learn how to make graphics.
Thanks for your lessons!