Tessellations: Geometric Patterns
Young scholars create tessellation drawings using repeating geometric shapes.
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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
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 Geometry of Indigenous Art
Young scholars examine the concepts of symmetry, rotations, reflections, translation, dialations, and tessellations and apply them to indigenous art. They also do Internet research and create artwork (painting, pottery, computer graphic...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts