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Grade Level:
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Type:
Mathematics, Computer Science

Objective:
This experiment will explore whether fractals really repeat themselves infinitely.

Research Questions:
Are fractals really self-similar? How far must one zoom into a fractal to find an exact replica of the whole fractal?
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