jessicao
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Fractal Science Project for a 3rd grader

Postby jessicao » Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:37 pm

I am trying to choose a basic science fair topic for my 3rd grader who recently saw a PBS special on fractals. Any ideas for a fractal project using the scientific method?

sumitmitra2
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Re: Fractal Science Project for a 3rd grader

Postby sumitmitra2 » Sun Jan 10, 2010 4:15 pm

Hi

Projects on Fractal can be very interesting and complex projects. I am not sure if a 3rd grader will be able to comprehend it all as it does involve understanding of high level mathematics. You can get some help by visiting this science buddy site
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p031.shtml
Please also check http://www.helium.com/items/1243614-mat ... -mathemati
This site has reference to some elementary school projects.

Thanks
Sumit


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