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Sierpenski carpet project
Feb 01, 2016 to Mar 01, 2016

Location : high schools in Tunisia

The Sierpenski Carpet Project is a project of the Topology Group "Juegos Topologicos" of the University of Almeria, headed by Jose-Luis Rodriguez. MIMS is a partner in Tunisia.

The Sierpinski Carpet Project is a nonprofit, collective and joint activity among children, from 3 to 99 years old, around the world. The idea is have students in schools around the world build a giant geometric fractal, known as Sierpinski Carpet, with coloured squared stickers. Click on Program for a detailed description of the project.

The Sierpinski Carpet Project originated in the project “Juegos y joyas fractales” (fractal games and jewelry) was presented in Science on Stage 2014, held in October 3rd to 5th, in CosmoCaixa, Barcelona, winning the 1st prize in Mathematics.

More on the Mathematics behind the Sierpenski project HERE.

PICTURES OF THE FIRST TUNISIA CARPET PROJECT, taken at the Ecole Jean Jacques Rousseau are available HERE,

Organizing Commitee:
Director: José L. Rodríguez, University of Almería. Co-director: David Crespo Casteleiro, High School responsible. (Ph D student, University of Almería, IES Ciudad de Dalías, Almería) e-Twinning coordinator: Dolores Jiménez Cárdenas, Primary School San Fernando, Almería.

Scientific Commitee:
Sonia Ghorbal, Sadok Kallel, Ines Saihi


List of participants to this conference
Feb 01, 2016 to Mar 01, 2016

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