What's Regular About Tessellations?

Students explore the concept of tessellations. In this tessellations instructional activity, students determine which regular polygons will tessellate and which ones will not. Students use an applet to construct tessellations to test their conjectures. Students use interior angle measures to aid in their determining whether or not a polygon will tessellate.

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Grade
8th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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