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Festive Fractals show 12/8 at 7 pm!

Festive Fractals show 12/8 at 7 pm!

We are hosting a special show this Friday, December 8 at 7 pm as the finale for the Wild Music exhibit at the NM Natural History and Science Museum. Check it out! Get your tickets here.

Fractals at the Minnesota State Fair

Fractals at the Minnesota State Fair

The Fractal Foundation was the “visiting artist/mathematician” for the second year in a row at Math on a Stick at the Minnesota State Fair. We had tons of fun and debuted our new plastic pieces which with we build tetrahedrons (ZomeTool). Tons of fun was had by all!  

New Triangles Received!

New Triangles Received!

We want to thank Mrs. Montgomery’s 5th grade homeroom class from Chestnutwold Elementary School in Ardmore, PA for sending us the Sierpinski triangles they created to be part of our Fractal Trianglethon! Ironically, they had exactly 27 triangles in their packet, which makes a great third order Sierpinski triangle made out of Sierpinski triangles. Keep those triangles […]

Sky City Community School – 21s...

Sky City Community School – 21st Century Summer School 2016

The Fractal Foundation is honored to have been invited back for yet another year of fractal outreach activities at Sky City Community School out in the beautiful fractal-covered landscape of Acoma, New Mexico. Fractal Foundation Education Director Emma Eckert led three presentations and activity sessions for students attending the 21st Century Summer School STEM program […]

New Mexico STEM Symposium 2016

New Mexico STEM Symposium 2016

On June 4, 2016 at the 2016 New Mexico STEM Symposium, Fractal Foundation representatives Jonathan Wolfe (founder and Board President) and Emma Eckert (Education Director) inspired teachers from all over the state to incorporate fractal activities into their curriculum. The teachers participated in an informative presentation highlighting the key components of fractals and how fractals are […]

Fractals at Wilson Middle School Scie...

Fractals at Wilson Middle School Science in the Community Day

New Mexico Education Director Emma Eckert and Fractal Assistant Kristen Weil led three awesome groups of kids in making fractal tetrahedrons at Wilson Middle School for their Science in the Community Day on April 6, 2016! A whole new group of students were excited to explore the wonderful world of fractals. One student said “this […]

Hanging of New Fractals

Hanging of New Fractals

Albuquerque is living up to its name as the Fractal Capital of the World! Today two new fractal installations were hung – one at the parking structure at 3rd and Silver in downtown Albuquerque and one at the NM Museum of Natural History and Science! These two accompany the three new fractals at Monte Vista Elementary […]

Design Fractivities

Design Fractivities

We added a new fractivity – watersheds and rivers – where students learn about watersheds, see how rivers are fractal patterns and then design their own fractal pattern. Check out what these creative students designed!          

Fractal Foundation in India

Fractal Foundation in India

I had the great pleasure and privilege of being invited to share our work with fractals in India in February 2011. The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) in Goa hosted two exciting conferences, Quark2011 and the prestigious TEDxBITSGoa. I presented at both conferences, each of which were attended by over 1000 people. Additionally, […]