ERIC Number: EJ442003
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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A Simple Experiment That Demonstrates Fractal Behavior.
Ko, Raphael H.; Bean, Charles P.
Physics Teacher, v29 n2 p78-79 Feb 1991
Described is how the crumpling of paper balls exhibits the concept of a topological dimension similar to fractals. The mass of the crumpled paper ball is found to be proportional to its diameter raised to a nonintegral power. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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