How to build a Sierpinski Tetrahedron out of Balloons

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World’s Largest Sierpinski Tetrahedron

Download your instructions pdf here:

How to build a Sierpinski Tetrahedron out of Balloons

Take two modelling balloons

Take two modelling balloons

Create a Second Triangle with the second balloon opposite the protruding balloon

Create a Second Triangle with the second balloon opposite the protruding balloon

 

Join the two triangles

Join the two triangles

Build 4 tetrahedra and join them together

Build 4 tetrahedra and join them together

Make four stage 1 tetrahedra and join them together and so on.

Make four stage 1 tetrahedra and join them together and so on.

Small scale Stage 4 with 4cm edge lengths

Small scale Stage 4 with 4cm edge lengths

This resource is to accompany our Mathematical Guinness World Record Attempts that are based on the Sierpinski Tetrahedron Fractal:

Our current attempt is the World’s Largest Fractal Made from Modelling Balloons, which will be held at the Guinness HQ in London on Tuesday February 24th

Download your instructions pdf here:

How to build a Sierpinski Tetrahedron out of Balloons

 

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