Sierpinski's Triangle


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In this activity, students step through stages of making a fractal known as Sierpinski's triangle. This activity allows students to explore fractals and different generators for fractals. The activity can also be used to introduce the concepts of limit 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

    Topics: Professional Development, Number Sense, Mathematics, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Curriculum Design, Measurement & Geometry

    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Teacher Materials
    • Reference Materials

    Tool for: Teachers, Students