Family Activities

Fractals

By JeffyP

MIQEL: Naturally Occurring Fractals – Includes plants, rivers, galaxies, clouds, weather, population patterns, stocks, video feedback, crystal growth, etc..


WIRED: Earth’s Most Stunning Natural Fractal Patterns – Scroll through a gallery of fractals.

Mother Nature Network: 14 Amazing Fractals Found in Nature – Site offers a gallery with a brief description for each one.

Fractal Foundation: Inspiring Interest in Science, Math, & Art – Site offers fractal shows, pictures, videos, a section to explore fractals, and a blog with more information.

Wikipedia: Fractal – Explains what fractals are. Pictures available.

Kids Discover: Family Nature Walk – Patterns in Nature – Fractal Activities.

Creative Star Learning: Outdoor Maths: Fractals in Nature – Explains what fractals are and offers some outdoor activities.

Fractal Music – The research project offers an introduction to fractal music.

Solomons Music: The Fractal Nature of Music – Fractal-like structures that exist in music.

Plus Maths.org: Fractal Music – Listen to Dmitry Kormann’s fractal compositions.


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