Interactivate - Geometry in Tessellations
Students use an on-line worksheet to experiment with patterns of tessellations in regular polygons. As students observe different shapes in the "Tessellate" Activity they complete a data table and practice making predictions for different forms
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Regular Tessellations of the Plane
Bringing together the young artists and the young organizers in your class, this lesson plan takes that popular topic of tessellations and gives it algebraic roots. After covering a few basic properties and definitions, learners attack...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?
Float like a butterfly, think like a bee! Build a huge hive, hexagonally! Find out the reason that hexagons are the most efficient storage shape for the honeybees' honeycombs. This neat little video would be a sweet addition to your life...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Complex Geometry of Islamic Design
Discover the prevalence of geometric design in Islamic culture with this wonderful informational video. It begins with an overview of the complexity of designs dating back to the eighth century during early Islam, and then delves into...
5 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable