M. C. Escher - Design - Math Integration
Students create a tessellations using rotation and translation. They also create a tessellation using reflection.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Translations and Reflections of Triangles: Transformation Dances
Students explore transformations in dance. In this cross curriculum geometry and dance lesson plan, students define and identify angles, reflections, and translations, then practice dance movements using a stretchy band that represent...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos
Young mathematicians investigate the use of symmetry in graphic design. After first learning about reflection, translational, and rotational symmetry, children use this new knowledge to identify symmetry in letters of the alphabet and...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Music and Math: The Genius of Beethoven
Math will resonate with your young artists and musicians when they learn that a mathematical formula describes a musical sound that is pleasing to our ears. Beethoven uses the certainty of mathematics to convey emotion and creativity. In...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Tantalizing Tessellations-Creating a Glide Reflection Transformation
Students discuss the term tessellation and use paper cut-outs to illustrate the concept of glide reflections. They use tessellations to create a piece of artwork and then analyze completed tessellations to discover the original shape.
6th - 8th Math
Self-Portrait, Mirrors and Metamorphosis!
Using M.C. Escher's Hand with Reflecting Sphere as inspiration, learners create their own set of self-portraits using various reflective surfaces. The lesson begins with a discussion about portraiture and ends with a presentation of work...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts