Translational Symmetry in Tilings

Students examine periodic tilings and their translational symmetry in groups of four or five students. Students work with Zome System Creator Kits and build either a parallelogram or hexagon and create a flat tiling with copies of their shape and discover translational symmetry in the process.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 6th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning