Koch's Snowflake


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In this activity, students step through the stages to create a famous fractal called Koch's snowflake. The applet keeps track of the geometric properties of the fractal at each stage. This activity allows students to explore fractals, sequences, limits, and infinity. This activity includes supplemental materials, including background information about the topics covered, a description of how to use the application, and exploration questions for use with the java applet.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 12, Undergraduate to Graduate

    Topics: Mathematics, Professional Development, Measurement & Geometry, Angles & Pythagorean Theorem, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Geometric Figures, Curriculum Design, Number Sense


    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Reference Materials
    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Students, Teachers