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Activities (for students)
Activities for Students: Discovering and Exploring Mandelbrot Set Points with a Graphing Calculator

Roger Ford 

August 2004, Volume 98, Issue 1, Page 38

Abstract:
An activity about Mandelbrot set focused on teaching complex numbers. The author provides an extensive explanation of the Mandelbrot set before giving a lesson plan with calculator directions. Activities are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Activities is a regular feature of Mathematics Teacher and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics.

Keywords:
Article
Calculators
Grades 9-12
Complex Numbers
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Trigonometry
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Representation