Seventh graders produce a tessellation of an original design developed using an equilateral triangle, where three unique symmetrical faces rotate throughout their creation.
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New Review Geometry: Angles, Triangles, and Distance
The Pythagorean Theorem is a staple of middle school geometry. Scholars first investigate angle relationships, both in triangles and in parallel lines with a transversal, before proving and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
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
4-H Line and Design Advanced Leader's Page
Incorporate 21st century graphic design skills into an advanced line and design activity worksheet. 4-H'ers will have a blast using a computer graphics program to re-create an image, unscrambling design terms and matching them with...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Translations and Reflections of Triangles: Transformation Dances
Students explore transformations in dance. In this cross curriculum geometry and dance instructional activity, students define and identify angles, reflections, and translations, then practice dance movements using a stretchy band that...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Identifying Similar Triangles
Math whizzes work with angle sums and exterior angles to figure out the measure of other angles. This particular publication provides comprehensive support in the form of an anticipatory activity, questions designed to prompt discussion,...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Tessellations with M.C. Escher
Tessellations are the focus of a lesson plan that directs enthusiastic artists to discover the popular artwork from Dutch artist, M.C. Escher. After learning about Escher, pupils create their own tessellation art piece of which shapes...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts