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Science Fair Survival Guide Join now and get it free! (#) Author: Barry Eitel Topics High School ( , Applied Mathematics

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High School

Mathematics, Computer Science

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? 1/6 that arise thereof. and find another replica of the www. Record the level of magnification in your journal.) Twitter (http://twitter. Download a fractal-producing program and open up the Mandelbrot set fractal. Zoom in once again. Print any Thousands of fre e class activitie s. provides the Science Fair Project Ideas for informational purposes only. you waive and renounce any claims against Education. 10 Plant Experiments for Kids (http://www. your access to Education. 7. print the image. le sson plans & work she e ts. Free Lesson Plans www. set the maximum iterations very high.01/01/2014 A Fractal in a Fractal | Education. 3. to about a few million. find an even closer view of the fractal by zooming in on the status=Check%20out%20%27A%20Fractal%20in%20a%20Fractal%27%20%28http%3A%2F%2Fbit. working with a different area of the fractal. It might require zooming in and out several times. directly or indirectly. Materials: Computer Fractal software (available for free online) Printer Journal Experimental Procedure: 1. Top Science Slideshows 1. a famous 2. 10 Food Experiments for Kids ( Like Sign Up to see w hat your friends like. 8. self-similarity Disclaimer and Safety Precautions Education. consult your state’s handbook of Science Safety. iterated equations. such as “upper-left quadrant”.com Introduction: Have you ever stared into a fractal and wondered how many times it really repeats itself? This mathematical concept of a’s 2/6 . Implementation of any Science Project Idea should be undertaken only in appropriate settings and with appropriate parental or other supervision. but now computers can give us a view of these complicated math objects and show them to a near infinite scale. Warning is hereby given that not all Project Ideas are appropriate for all individuals or in all circumstances. which include limitations on Education. 10 Cool Chemistry Experiments for Kids (http://www. Pin It Email (javascript:void(0). self-similar object called a fractal has been around for’s Privacy Policy and site Terms of Use. Use the printed image to hunt for an exact replica of the initial In addition. How long did it take you to find self-similarity? How much magnification did it take? Which areas on the fractal appear to be most self-similar? Concepts: fractals. Education. Next. does not make any guarantee or representation regarding the Science Fair Project Ideas and is not responsible or liable for any loss or caused by your use of such information. By accessing the Science Fair Project Ideas. and also note the area of the fractal you are exploring. Go back to the original and attempt steps 4 to 7 again. If you can find a replica. Analyze your data. Print the image out. For further’s website and Science Fair Project Ideas is covered by Education. Reading and following the safety precautions of all materials used in a project is the sole responsibility of each individual. To see the fractal extremely up close.te sindia. Print (http://www. 3/6 5. Learn More Arts & Crafts Games & Puzzles Science Experiments Phonics & Reading Numbers & Math Letters & Writing Outdoor Games Science Fair Projects Videos: Activities & Crafts All Activities Preschool Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 6. Science Projects that Explore Electricity (http://www. 10 Human Body Science Fair Projects (http://www. 10 Science Fair Projects Kids Can't Resist ( Privacy Policy ('s new online Free Science Fair Widget Heat Capacity of Water vs.01/01/2014 A Fractal in a Fractal | Education. Healthy Gum? Is there really such a thing as healthy gum? Students will learn what factors in chewing gum contribute to ( Activity of the Week Newsletter Get our latest activities sent to you weekly: Grade Specific Teacher Approved Straight to Your Inbox! Select Grades Sign Up (javascript:void(0).com/) Add This Widget to Your Website or Blog! ( Heat Capacity of Oil Students pit the heat capacity of water against the heat capacity of oil while looking at the effects of dipole rotation in this cool science fair project Help your early reader get ahead with Education.

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