Fractals & Chaos Assignment for 3/2

Come in tomorrow having read Stephan Jay Gould’s essay Size and Shape

Also, try to come up with a fractal design (either as a template/line segments like how FractaSketch works or as a gasket/area like how we approached the Sierpinski Triangle and Carpet originally) that has a dimension of exactly 1.5.

Continue working with FractaSketch (Safari or Internet Explorer only).  You should hopefully be close to having designs for at least three categories.

  • Fern
  • Tree
  • Spiral
  • Realistic
  • Artistic

Save the templates through the Java application, and save fractals you like as screenshots.  See Printing from FractaSketch Online for instructions.


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