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written by Cynthia Lanius
This page explains what fractals are and how to create one using simple means. There are several applets to watch the formation of basic fractal patterns as well as activities to draw or cut fractals out of paper.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.6 of Java Applet Plug-in.
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