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24 resources with the concept escher

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Escher-Esque Tessellations

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Middle and high schoolers participate in a seven-part lesson creating Escher-Esque tessellations. They demonstrate their knowledge of geometric transformations after viewing a PowerPoint presentation, conducting Internet research, and...
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Have a Ball!

For Teachers K - 12th
M.C. Escher's "Hand with Reflecting Globe" and the work of Dick Termes, inspire this activity. Kids check out their reflection in a Christmas ornament or a bubble filter and recreate this distorted image on a vinyl ball.
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The Art of M.C. Escher

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Show your class one way in which art and math are related by teaching them about M.C. Escher. Class members read a brief passage and then respond to five related questions.
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Tantalizing Tessellations!

For Teachers 7th - 8th
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...
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My Upside-Down World!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
M.C. Escher is famous for creating optical illusions. Examine this effect in several of his works and discuss the techniques involved. Inspired by the discussion, learners create an imaginary 3-D world inside of a box using various...
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Lumps, Bumps, Gritty, and Soft!

For Teachers K - 3rd
Texture can really add to a work of art. Explore texture through observation and practice. Learners view and discuss works of art by M.C. Escher. They then create their own texture samplers with six different materials.
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Self-Portrait, Mirrors and Metamorphosis!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using M.C. Escher's Hand with Reflecting Sphere as inspiration, learners create their own set of self-portraits using various reflective surfaces. The lesson begins with a discussion about portraiture and ends with a presentation of work...
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1, 2, and 3-Point Perspective

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce drawing high schoolers to perspective with a series of lesson that detail how to draft images in one-, two-, and three-point perspective. Each exercise includes step-by-step, illustrated directions and examples.
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The Wonderful World of Escher

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bridging art and math can be as easy as making tessellations. The art, context, and life of M.C. Escher is explained to the class, as is the concept of tessellations. After a bit of art history, pupils get out the ruler, tape, and...
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Op Art Shapes

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Op art is fun to look at, and it's fun to make. Kids learn about the origins of op art and the op art master, M.C. Escher. They view simple to complex examples of op art to see how it works and then create an optical piece of their own....
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Enticing Tessellations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils respond to visual effects used in M.C. Escher's artworks. They identify the difference between subject matter and background of visual art. They compare and contrast the basic shapes to create a tessellation with the more...
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Transformations, Tessellations, and Technology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars complete a unit about transformations and tessellations. They explore various tessellation websites, determine which shapes tessellate, complete a log about which website activities they complete, and create a...
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Tantalizing Tessellations Lesson III: Creating a Slide Translation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore tessellations and the artwork of M.C. Escher. They view and discuss a video about M.C. Escher, create a slide template out of cardboard, and create a poster with their tessellation pattern.
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Geometric Transformations

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners examine images and preimages of a mapping and identify isometry. They view images by M.C. Escher, observe teacher demonstrations, and create a translation image, a rotation image, and a dilation.
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Intuitive Approach to Limits

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners view examples of art work that illustrate limits in calculus. Students will lecture on limits and then complete practice drill. This lesson does not include a defined procedure or practice problems. All the art links work but...
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M.C. Escher

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students produce patterns in the creation of a texture poster. In this visual arts lesson, students explore the works of M.C. Escher, and learn how to identify, recognize and discuss texture. Students create a texture poster by using...
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Tessellations

For Students 6th - 8th
In this tessellation worksheet, students explore tessellations and create a pattern without overlaps or spaces. After creating the tessellation, they color the shapes. This one-page worksheet contains dot paper for ease in creating a...
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Creating Tessellations in AppleWorks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Determine number of sides, angles and vertices for seven regular polygons, create a tessellation using AppleWorks drawing program, and identify tessellations on the school campus.
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Geometric Transformations and Tessellations

For Students 10th
In this geometry worksheet, 10th graders create a polygon in the indicated quadrant of a graph and perform the indicated transformation.  Students create an Escher type transformation.  The one page worksheet contains four questions. ...
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Symmetry: Theory, Reality and Art!

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore the concept of geometric symmetry. In this geometric symmetry lesson, students walk around their school and take pictures of objects that demonstrate symmetry. Students use Microsoft Paint to draw the lines of symmetry...
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Escheresque Rooms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss what is meant by "up" and "down." Discuss some of the ambiguous spaces created by M.C. Escher while viewing Escher pictures. Explore the virtual reality model of "up" and "down."
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Tessellations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the geometric transformations used to generate a tessellation. The role of the Dutch artist, M.C. Escher in the development of procedures to generate tessellations is examined and transformations to create Escher-like...
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Tessellations and T-Shirts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers combine the visual arts and technology with mathematics in the creation of these beautiful t-shirts. They view examples of the work of artist M.C. Escher.
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Visual Arts: Matisse and Escher

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are introduced to the art of Henri Matisse and M.C. Escher. They create original works in the styles of Matisse and Escher and consider how their innovations have affected modern art.