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I'm an Engineer and an Artist - YouTube - 0 views

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    "Dartmouth student David Seliger '12 talks about the creative and the technical aspects of engineering and studio art, and how he wants to impact the world."
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Fractals: An Introductory Lesson - 0 views

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    "Fractals -- An introduction A Process to Generate Fractals A bit of Fractal Math"
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Cynthia Lanius' Lessons: A Fractals Lesson - Introduction - 0 views

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    "A Fractals Unit for Elementary and Middle School Students"
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Fractal -- from Wolfram MathWorld - 0 views

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    "A fractal is an object or quantity that displays self-similarity, in a somewhat technical sense, on all scales. The object need not exhibit exactly the same structure at all scales, but the same "type" of structures must appear on all scales."
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Student Activity Sheet - 0 views

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    "Today scientists, mathematicians,and artists are embracing the idea of Fractals. Snowflakes are examples of fractals in nature. Fractals are patterns that are self similar within itself. The best way to understand Fractals is to actually create a fractal. Koch's Snowflake Curve is an example of a fractal. "
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Snowflake Fractal Lesson Plan - 0 views

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    "Creates a simple technology-based project applying math, science, social studies, and language arts skills."
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Cool math - Fractals - Fractal art, lessons and generators - 0 views

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    "Back in the 1960's, a French mathematician named Benoit Mandelbrot started thinking about simple pretty simple: How long is the coast of Britain? Sure, it seems easy enough... But, think about how you'd really measure it... In 1975, he made up the word "fractal" because he thought these figures would look fractured or broken up. It wasn't until he had a computer that he could SEE a picture of what he'd been thinking about!"
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Watch "Rachel Simmons - TEDxOrlando - Green Art: Art that Makes a Difference" Video at ... - 1 views

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    "Rachel Simmons is passionate about teaching her students to be responsible leaders and citizens as well as accomplished artists. Her interests range from collaborative community art projects to climate change, marine pollution and ecotourism. Research and geography inform her work; she traveled to Antarctica in 2008 and 2009, and will visit Iceland this summer to study appropriate scale and the sustainable landscape. "
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