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1. Fractals
resources (instructional software, lab activities, lesson plans, student created to help teach ideas about fractals to high of the Day; chaos Demonstrations, Strange Attractors, More
http://www.cln.org/themes/fractals.html

2. Powell's Books - Used, New, And Out Of Print
order from chaos has much to teach us about life, mind, and organizations. Creative activities in both Computer Explorations of fractals, chaos, Complex Systems, and Adaptation
http://www.powells.com/subsection/MathematicsPopularChaosandFractals.html

3. ENC Online: ENC Features: Lessons & Activities: Math Topics: Geometry
series, Euclidean and nonEuclidean geometry, complex numbers, fractals, chaos, and number theory. site provides movies, activities, cartoons, and more to teach students about math
http://www.enc.org/features/lessonplans/math/0,1544,1-Geometry,00.shtm

Extractions: Skip Navigation You Are Here ENC Home ENC Features Math Topics Search the Site More Options Classroom Calendar Digital Dozen ENC Focus ... Ask ENC Explore online lesson plans, student activities, and teacher learning tools. Find detailed information about thousands of materials for K-12 math and science. Read articles about inquiry, equity, and other key topics for educators and parents. Create your learning plan, read the standards, and find tips for getting grants. Use math topic words to find web sites with lesson plans and activities. William's home page: a collection of activities to help enrich mathematical learning This Internet site contains instructions for a variety of hands-on geometry activities that use simple materials and are designed to enrich the mathematical learning of patterns and shapes. Many of the activities are multicultural and based on mathematics obtained from such places as India, Sierra Leone, and Sri Lanka.

4. Math Activities Self Directed Learning 8-14
Select and discuss activities with help from parents or teacher. ( chaos, fractals, dynamics) bar graphs and pie charts. These activities will teach the ability to apply math skills
http://www.learningtrain.net/newpage131.htm

Extractions: Your Work Bench Take online notes, develop reports, submit questions. For longer assignments use Develop a Report . For other activities, you may copy and paste your work to EMail Assignment to submit to parents and teacher, or copy and paste your online work to a Word file and save. Use this feature to draft short reports, ask questions, or request assistance. Your teacher will suggest additional activities in areas of interest and strength. They will also suggest activities and projects to develop skills in areas that need improvements. Your progress is based upon knowledge and understanding. Go learn! Extra Help. Use define word You may also use Resources Learning Objectives: They will demonstrate communication skills of reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and presenting from the core of language and literacy skills. The ultimate purpose of the following learning activities is to ensure that all learners are offered the opportunities, the encouragement and the support to develop the basic math skills they need to pursue lifelong goals, meet business objectives and participate as an informed member of society. These skills will be accomplished by successful completion of selected resources, assessment activities and tutorials to the satisfaction of parents and/or teacher.

5. ENC Online: ENC Features: Lessons & Activities: Math Topics: Algebra
series, Euclidean and nonEuclidean geometry, complex numbers, fractals, chaos, and number theory. site provides movies, activities, cartoons, and more to teach students about math
http://www.enc.org/features/lessonplans/math/0,1544,1-Algebra,00.shtm

Extractions: Skip Navigation You Are Here ENC Home ENC Features Math Topics Search the Site More Options Classroom Calendar Digital Dozen ENC Focus ... Ask ENC Explore online lesson plans, student activities, and teacher learning tools. Find detailed information about thousands of materials for K-12 math and science. Read articles about inquiry, equity, and other key topics for educators and parents. Create your learning plan, read the standards, and find tips for getting grants. Use math topic words to find web sites with lesson plans and activities. Jim Loy's mathematics page

6. The Math Forum - Math Library - Lesson Plans/Activities
10 Lessons in fractals, Complex Patterns, and chaos Jon Lee Research Center includes guides on various aeronautic principles, activities to teach
http://mathforum.org/library/resource_types/lesson_plans/

Extractions: By Topic: Arithmetic Lesson Plans Collections Algebra Lesson Plans Collections Geometry Lesson Plans Collections Pre-Calculus Lesson Plans Collections Calculus Lesson Plans Collections Prob/Stat Lesson Plans Collections Discrete Math Lesson Plans Collections By Level: Elementary Lesson Plans Collections PreK-2 Lesson Plans Collections Lesson Plans Collections Middle School Lesson Plans Collections High School Lesson Plans Collections There are so many items in this category that we recommend using the keyword search and math topic or grade level menus to narrow down your results. What is Infiltration? Math objectives: 1. Define the term "percent." 2. Solve problems using percentages. Energy objectives: 1. Define infiltration. 2. Describe the major areas of infiltration in the home. An activity guide from the Energy Conservation ...more>> 100th Day of School Celebration - Loogootee Community Schools, Loogootee, Indiana

7. Math Resources
to teach fractals and chaos theory using park of mathematics tessellations, fractal gallery, puzzles and instructional software, lab activities, lesson plans
http://www.monroe.k12.la.us/mcs/hot_list/math.html

8. Students At Work
chaos Study chaos, a new science that utilizes You ll create fractals and build models of Classroom projects and activities teach students the knowledge and
http://kirby.wfisd.net/swork.html

Extractions: The marble maze is designed to keep a marble in constant motion for a specified amount of time. Students create their own design using their individual choice of materials. The more innovative the design, the more resourceful the materials, the slower the marble rolls, the more fun it can be to build a marble maze! Chaos

9. Math Ideas And Activities M-Z
a handson approach to teach geometry using sites with classroom paper folding activities for geometry fractals, chaos is another good tutorial by the author.

Extractions: Return to Resources Ideas and Activities M - Z MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive, provided by University of St Andrews in Scotland features a collection of more than 1,500 biographies of mathematicians, with snapshots arranged in alphabetical and chronological lists. This site, suitable for grades 6-12, also includes birthplace maps, history topics, an index to female mathematicians, and related Web resources. Harvey Heinz 's Magic Squares, Magic Stars & Other Patterns contains an extensive collection of `magic' number patterns, from the simple 3x3 square to the intricate five-in-one star for grades 7-12. The site includes other interesting patterns, such as narcissistic numbers and prime patterns. All the presentations are clearly illustrated and well explained. To find additional magic square resources, scroll to "Links to similar Web sites". Magic Squares.

10. Fractals In The Schools
teach kids about fractals and chaos theory rich curriculum of teaching materials, fractal activities and custom that Nature is full of fractals, teach kids how
http://www.fractalfoundation.org/schooltours.html

Extractions: We are creating an educational program to teach kids about fractals and chaos theory. For several years, Jonathan Wolfe and Jonathan Leavitt have been giving informal fractal presentations in schools, ranging from kindergarten classes at Alameda Elementary School to the University of New Mexico Honors Program. It is always amazing to see how receptive and excited the children are when they see fractals for the first time, and they realize that what they are seeing is the beauty of math. Suddenly math transforms from something hard, boring, and useless into a fun, exciting, and magical realm to explore. We have seen it work again and again. We plan to do this on a large enough scale as to have a measurable positive impact on the science and math test scores of the classes we present to. We are currently developing a rich curriculum of teaching materials, fractal activities and custom software for kids at several levels. Show kids that Nature is full of fractals, teach kids how to explore fractals by themselves with a computer, and suddenly we have a classroom of little mathematicians. Photo by Carole Devillers Having learned how to create beautiful fractals of their own, the kids will be invited to participate in our Annual Fractal Design Contest. Each class will choose their favorite student-created image and submit it to the Foundation. These will all be featured in a gallery on this website, and the class that produces the finest of these images will receive a prize of a model balloon, printed with their fractal design.

11. Updated URL Addresses For Using INTERNET Primary Sources To Teach
math.bu.edu/DYSYS/applets/chaosgame.html 1 http//www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/gasket/ Site 2 http//math.rice.edu/~lanius/fractals/sierjava.html
http://www.greenwood.com/glazer.htm

12. Cbbkgd
Handheld fractals-activities for the Using Discrete Mathematics to teach Regular Math Cellular Automata and Natural fractals , chaos and Computers Workshop
http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/~biehl/cbbkgd.html

Extractions: (Most recent listed first) Publications "Massive Graphs, Power Laws, and the World Wide Web"; The Mathematics Teacher ; Volume 96, Number 6; September 2003; pp.434-46. "Forest Fires, Oil Spills, and Fractal Geometry: An Investigation in Two Parts."; "Part 1: Cellular Automata and Modeling Natural Phenomena"; The Mathematics Teacher ;Volume 91 Number 8; November, 1998; pp.682-7. "Forest Fires, Oil Spills, and Fractal Geometry: An Investigation in Two Parts"; "Part 2: Natural Phenomena and Fractal Complexity"; The Mathematics Teacher ; Volume 92 Number 2; February, 1999; pp.128-39. "Discrete Mathematics in the Classroom: A Fresh Start for Secondary Students"; Discrete Mathematics: Impact in the K - 12 Curriculum; The Mathematical Association of America; 1997; pp.317-22. "Goodwill Tours" classroom activity; Mathematics of the States ; CoMAP; Lexington, MA; 1996; pp.131-8. "Fractal Programs for the TI-8X"; Precalculus: A Graphing Approach (contributing author); R. Larson et al; D.C. Heath; 1993-5.

13. Introduction To Complex Systems
The first goal is to teach WHY complex system theory (such as oscillation, chaos, fractals and so on Extraclass activities in connection with complex system
http://www.kzoo.edu/physics/ccss/materials/intsyllab.html

Extractions: Topic: The discipline of 'Complex Systems' studies discusses how collective behavior emerges from the parts of a system, due to the interaction between the system and its environment. You will learn the basic concepts and methods of complex system research. Both historical and present-day appraoches will be mentioned. It will be emphasized that since many systems of very different fields, such as physics, chemistry, biology, economics, psychology and sociology etc. have similar architecture, very different phenomena of nature and society can be analyzed and understood by using a common approach called 'system thinking'. Goal: The first goal is to teach WHY complex systems research is important in understanding the structure, function and dynamics of complex natural and social phenomena. The second goal is to give an introductory overview about HOW the fundamental methods of complex system research works. The course is not highly technical mathematically, but teaches and uses the basic mathematical notions of dynamical system theory (such as oscillation, chaos, fractals and so on.) Not only students of science majors, but social science students (with some mathematical interest and skill) are expected to take the class. Course Structure: Ten topics will be discussed. We shall spend one week on each topic. The three days will be dedicated to (i) conceptual approaches, (ii) mathematical tools, (iii) applications. Reading schedule: it is suggested that students read the text assigned before class each week. You should know that each topic is reviewed from the bird-eye perspective, and might be the subject of the whole course!

14. Frederick H. Willeboordse
Courses that I teach this year. will provide a firsthand impression of recent activities in the field chaos, fractals and their Relevance to Understanding Nature.
http://chaos.nus.edu.sg/teaching/main.html

Extractions: General Comments Generally teaching is an enjoyable experience to me and I try to make it an enjoyable experience for my students too. Without wanting to go into too many clichés, I believe that a successful course leaves the feeling: "Hey, this was fun and I learned something too!". In order for a course to really be fun, I try to stimulate creative thinking as much as possible and attempt to guide to knowledge through discovery. If you have any comments, please do let me know! Courses that I teach this year Previously offered Courses Teaching Portfolio Life as a complex system (GEK1530) Synopsis Underlying the ideas of life as a complex system is the notion that complex systems have intrinsic properties that can lead to unexpected but robust and adaptable dynamics. This is rather different from the view that evolution is a random walk over adaptation space.

15. Ego: Professional Summary
the Internet and the Web, using chaos, fractals, Selforganization Additionally, I teach and conduct workshops on the governing body for this set of activities.
http://www.acs.ohio-state.edu/org/awognet/Ego/prosum.html

Extractions: My varied expertise allows me to teach different courses. I have taught Zoology, Communication, and a wide variety of Technology Literacy Courses at different times. Also I teach and conduct workshops on Information Technologies, again with emphasis on the Internet and the Web. My research and consulting interests are in the areas of "Collaborative Learning Technologies" and "Nonlinear Systems" as exemplified by the Internet and the Web, using Chaos, Fractals, Self-organization, and Complexity models. Inherent in this model is the integrative aspect of interdisciplinarity, and the evolution of new learning structures in the natural and cultural systems defined in today's academy.

16. Enrichment - Secondary School
secret solutions to these problems and activities. Using the Newspaper to teach Math, Science chaos, fractals, and Dynamics Computer Experiences in Mathematics
http://www.awl.ca/school/math/mr/enr/books/enrbooks.html

Extractions: The little insights and ideas we all so laboriously discovered for ourselves come together in this carefully-structured, systematic book about mathematical proofs. Once students understand and analyze the structure of proofs, theyll be able to follow the more informal versions in texts and learn to create their own. Number Treasury

from modern mathematics such as chaos, fractals, and dynamics This network offers outreach activities in science of explorations designed to teach students at

Extractions: Sponsored by SALLIE MAE Directions to Hamilton College Hamilton Campus Map Lodging Information - link now active Conference Parking Parking near the center of campus is very limited so we ask that you park in North Lot (or Siberia as it is known to the students). We will run a shuttle service although it is an easy walk. As you reach the top of the hill on College Hill Road, you will see signs for North Lot to your right or you may proceed several hundred yards father to the registration site (ELS) on your left. You can drop off students there and then head for North Lot. HRUMC IX - Schedule of Sessions. (Click on the details links for room numbers and lists of talks for each session.) Welcome and Invited Address - Wellin Hall Title: Chaos Games and Fractal Images Robert Devaney, Boston University

18. ECOO97 Session D Friday, May 2, At 2:30
D14 Follow the Bouncing Ball D15 chaos, fractals and the all students use IBM notebooks for their daily activities. that teachers aren t using it to teach.
http://tortoise.oise.utoronto.ca/~rmclean/ecooweb/e97/D.html

19. Aust. Math. Soc. Gazette Vol 22 No 5
can be immediately used to teach a course there are supplementary volumes of activities written by of the underlying notions behind fractals, chaos and dynamics
http://www.austms.org.au/Publ/Gazette/1995/Dec95/books.html

Extractions: Australian Math Society Web Site - the Gazette In 1984, as a second year undergraduate at the University of Adelaide, I was taught a course in continuum mechanics by a young lecturer by the name of Tony Roberts. I remember the course being very clear, well structured and was inspirational enough that this first course lead me to a career in applied mathematics. It is with a certain irony that, eleven years later, I find myself lecturing a course on continuum mechanics and reviewing a book that has as its genesis, the course I saw as a student. Perhaps I should add that this year I successfully used part of this book on one-dimensional continuum mechanics as the introductory part of the course I teach. My only regret being that I didn't use Tony Roberts' text for more of the course. This book is different from many other texts on continuum mechanics which often begin with three-dimensional dynamics and stress-strain tensors. Many of the important concepts of continuum mechanics can be taught using only one-dimensional models which are easier for the student to understand. The transition to higher dimensions is then straightforward.

20. 0.3 Links To The Chaos Hypertextbook
Ideas and activities, sitesforteachers.com; Ideas and activities, Vicki F. Richard M. Sharp Works Cited, Michael McGoodwin; World of chaos fractals, Larry D