Facts on Fractals
Math can be beautiful, and fractals are proof! Click on http://math.rice.edu/
~lanius/frac to learn more about these bright geometric shapes. Why Study Fractals? will help you understand fractals and their properties. Once you feel ready, make some of your own fractals such as the Anti-Snowflake or the Sierpinski Triangle. If you are computer crazy, you can use Java to explore fractals as well. Practice your drawing skills with the Koch Snowflake. You can even print out the triangle grid paper for extra help.
Nominate a cool Web site at http://www.4Kids.org/nominations/
Follow in Andy Warhol's artsy footsteps when you check out The Warhol: Silkscreen Printing at www.warhol.org/interactive/
silkscreen/main.html. Visit this cool online art factory and create your own beautiful silkscreen just like this legendary artist. You will get detailed instructions when you follow the steps Warhol went through when he created his masterpieces. First, choose an image that appeals to you. Then crop your image, choose a format, add some color and share your work with family and friends in the form of an e-card.
Going to Greece
The allure of Ancient Greece is calling for you at www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primary
history/ancient_greeks. Discover Olympia, Corinth and Athens, three major city-states full of culture, politics and athletics. Once you get to know these powers, see if you can conjure up some Grecian facts by answering mini quizzes at the end of each section. Cartoon Classics introduces you to Greek theater, the Olympics and even matters of life and death! If you want to learn even more, Resources will link you to amazing images of beautiful statues, artwork, and audio clips of ancient Greek music.