Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in

BLOSSOMS - Fabulous Fractals and Difference Equations with Laura Zager (Arabic Subtitles)

Video Summary: This learning video introduces students to the world of Fractal Geometry through the use of difference equations. As a prerequisite to this lesson, students would need two years of high school algebra (comfort with single variable equations) and motivation to learn basic complex arithmetic. Ms. Zager has included a complete introductory tutorial on complex arithmetic with homework assignments downloadable here. Also downloadable are some supplemental challenge problems. Time required to complete the core lesson is approximately one hour, and materials needed include a blackboard/whiteboard as well as space for students to work in small groups. During the in-class portions of this interactive lesson, students will brainstorm on the outcome of the chaos game and practice calculating trajectories of difference equations.

Comments (7)

Section 3

Posted 6 years by blossomsvideos 00:08:55

Section 4

Posted 6 years by blossomsvideos 00:11:35

Section 5

Posted 6 years by blossomsvideos 00:13:24

Section 6

Posted 6 years by blossomsvideos 00:15:51

Teacher Guide

Posted 6 years by blossomsvideos 00:18:17

Section 1

Posted 6 years by blossomsvideos 00:00:20

Section 2

Posted 6 years by blossomsvideos 00:02:46

You need to log in, in order to post comments.

March 12, 2010 11:33
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files

15950 times

More from Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

BLOSSOMS - The Broken Stick Experiment: Triangles, Random Numbers, and Probability with Professor Richard Larson

BLOSSOMS - The Broken Stick Experim...

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:33:07 | 32940 views

Arabesque - Where Art Meets Mathematics (Malay Subtitles)

Arabesque - Where Art Meets Mathema...

Added over 1 year ago | 00:25:01 | 619 views

BLOSSOMS - Video Learning Module Student Contest

BLOSSOMS - Video Learning Module St...

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:02:04 | 26376 views

BLOSSOMS - How Mosquitoes Fly in Rain

BLOSSOMS - How Mosquitoes Fly in Rain

Added 4 years ago | 00:23:49 | 1770 views |

BLOSSOMS - Quantifying the Energy Associated with Everyday Things and Events

BLOSSOMS - Quantifying the Energy A...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:38:08 | 4521 views |

Uniform Circular Motion and Centrifugal Force (Portuguese Subtitles)

Uniform Circular Motion and Centrif...

Added 2 years ago | 00:25:39 | 889 views