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Tessellation Trial and Error

In this interactive lesson, students review attributes of equilateral polygons. They are introduced to the concept of a tessellation. Using protractors and pre-cut shapes, students arrange a variety of tiles to create tessellations. They measure each angle of a triangle, and record the sum of angles of the shapes who have touching vertex.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet