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Tessellations: Geometric Patterns
Students create tessellation drawings using repeating geometric shapes.
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Tantalizing Tessellations-Creating a Glide Reflection Transformation
Middle schoolers 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...
6th - 8th Math
Examine repeating and intricate patterns with a study of M.C. Escher and a related art activity. Pupils view and discuss the artwork before creating their own tessellating patterns. Step-by-step instructions for creating a template are...
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
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