12A10.05 - Fractals

Code Number:
12A10.05
Demo Title:
Fractals
Condition:
Excellent
Principle:
Repeating Patterns
Area of Study:
Chaos
Equipment:
Cauliflower, Computer Programs, and Web Images.
References:
  • Front Cover, TPT, Vol. 56, #2, Feb 2018.
  • Paul Knutson, E. Dan Dahlberg, "Fractals in the Classroom", TPT, Vol. 41, #7, Oct. 2003, p. 387.
  • K. Zembrowska and M. Kuźma, "Some Exercises on Fractals for High School Students", TPT, Vol. 20, #8, Nov. 2002, p. 470. 
  • Michele Zanoni, "Measurement of the Fractal Dimension of a Cauliflower", TPT, Vol. 40, #1, Jan. 2002, p. 18.
  • Dane Camp, Chris Chiaverina, and Tom Senior, "Festive Fractals", TPT, Vol. 37, #9, Dec. 1999, p. 532.
  • Front Cover, TPT, Vol. 37, #9, Dec. 1999.
  • Marcos Amaku, Lighia B. Horodynski-Matsushique, and Paulo R. Pascholati, "The Fractal Dimension of Breads", TPT, Vol. 37, #8, Nov. 1999, p. 480.
  • W. K. Ching, M. Erickson, P. Garik, P. Hickman, J. Jordan, S. Schwarzer, and L, Shore, "Overcoming Resistance with Fractals—A New Way to Teach Elementary Circuits", TPT, Vol. 32, #9, Dec. 1994, p. 546.
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  • Vicente Talanquer and Glinda Irazoque, "Fractals: To Know, To Do, To Simulate", TPT, Vol. 31, #2, Feb. 1993, p. 72.
  • Donald H. Esbenshade Jr., "Fractal Bread", TPT, Vol. 29, #4, Apr. 1991, p. 236.
  • Raphael H. Ko and Charles P. Bean, "A Simple Experiment that Demonstrates Fractal Behavior", TPT, Vol. 29, #2, Feb. 1991, p. 78.
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  • Nicholas B. Tufillaro, "Generating a Fractal Using a Capacitor", AJP, Vol. 69, #6, June 2001, p. 721.
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  • Diego Krapf and Ralf Metzler, "Strange Interfacial Molecular Dynamics", Physics Today, Vol. 72, #9, Sept. 2019, p. 48.
  • Johanna L. Miller, "Quantum Corral Herds Surface Electrons Into a Fractal Lattice", Physics Today, Vol. 72, #1, Jan. 2019, p. 14.
  • Julien Clinton Sprott, "6.13. Fractals", Physics Demonstrations, ISBN 0-299-21580-6, p. 262 - 264.
  • Don Rathjen and Paul Doherty, "Fractal Patterns", Square Wheels, 2002, p. 21 - 24.
  • Isaac Asimov, "The Secret of the Universe", Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine, p. 89.
  • T. D. Rossing and C. J. Chiaverina, "Home and Classroom Demonstration", Light Science, Physics and Visual Arts, p. 262.
  • T. D. Rossing and C. J. Chiaverina, "Fractals on the Web", Light Science, Physics and Visual Arts, p. 262.
  • Stan Gibilisco, "Partial Dimensions, Fractals, and Mathephysics", More Puzzles, Paradoxes and Brain Teasers, p. 103.
  • Stan Gibilisco, "The Mandelbrot Set", More Puzzles, Paradoxes and Brain Teasers, p. 122.

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