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354 reviewed resources for tessellation

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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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Regular Tessellations of the Plane

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Bringing together the young artists and the young organizers in your class, this lesson takes that popular topic of tessellations and gives it algebraic roots. After covering a few basic properties and definitions, learners attack the...
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Tessellations: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th
Build a pattern by rotating a figure around one of its vertices. A segment of an extensive playlist on basic geometry introduces the concept of tessellations through regular tessellations. The video shows how to create tessellations and...
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Tiling Tessellations

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars explore tessellations. For this shapes and geometry lesson, students describe the attributes of many of the shapes displayed on an Elmo. Young scholars create examples of tessellations using pattern blocks.
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Tessellations: Geometric Patterns

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create tessellation drawings using repeating geometric shapes.
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Tessellations with M.C. Escher

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Tessellations are the focus of a lesson plan that directs enthusiastic artists to discover the popular artwork from Dutch artist, M.C. Escher. After learning about Escher, pupils create their own tessellation art piece of which shapes...
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Tessellations: Geometry and Symmetry

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore the concept of tessellations. In this tessellations lesson, students use an applet to construct tessellations. Students use regular polygons to construct tessellations. Students find patterns and symmetry in their...
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Investigating Tessellations in 2 Dimensions

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students analyze tessellations.  In this geometry lesson, students discover which shapes can or cannot be used to create a tessellation.  Students watch a video, then create their own tessellations.
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Tessellations Multiple Choice

For Students 7th - 9th
For this tessellations worksheet, students answer questions about the characteristics of tessellations.  They identify polygons that will and will not tessellate.  Students determine the sum of angles in a polygon tessellation.   This...
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Tessellations

For Students 10th
In this tessellations activity, 10th graders complete 8 various types of problems related to a tessellation of the plane by regular polyhedral. First, they draw the vertex figures for each of three regular tessellations and determine...
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Take 6

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Investigate the various properties of the number six with this elementary math lesson. From simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems to the creation of hexagonal tessellations, this lesson covers all aspects of...
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Tessellations & Transformations

For Students 10th
In this tessellations and transformations worksheet, 10th graders solve 9 different problems that include various types of tessellations. First, they write examples from history of tessellations and name 3 artists. Then, students define...
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Creating Escher Tessellations

For Teachers 6th
The creation of Escher Tessellations is the focus of this geometry lesson. Pupils access the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives website in order to create these special types of tessellations. As an extension, have them attempt to...
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Terrific Tessellations

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students construct tesselations that fosters their ability to create, transform, and critique their own piece of work. This allows them to become aware of repeated patterns in math, and connect these patterns to artwork.
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Tessellation Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students start with a 4"x4" square piece of poster board. They will use either the rotation or slide transition method to create a template for their tessellations. They will trace onto newsprint to come up with an idea for the image it...
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Terrific Tessellations

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students create to pieces of artwork using two primary colors and tessellation techniques. This is an excellent lesson that can be accomplished using standard art techniques or educational software such as Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft...
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Tessellations

For Students 6th - 12th
Tessellate to fascinate your pupils. Watching a video helps them first understand the idea of tessellations. It then shows how the interior angles of shapes undergoing tessellations will sum to 360 degrees at points where their vertices...
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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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Tessellations with Regular Polygons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Show your learners how to create tessellations using different polygons. This is achieved by having students make observations of polygons to find the ones that will tessellate.
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Transformations and Tessellations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The concept of transformation is explored as learners use their Ti-Nspire to transform polygons. Students translate, reflect, and rotate various polygons and construct tessellations.
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Visual Patterns in Tessellations

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Geometers explore the concept of tessellations. They use a tessellation applet to manipulate shapes and design their own tessellation using the applet.
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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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Tessellations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use pattern blocks to create tessellations. In this tessellations lesson, 4th graders create tessellations from a tessellation web page and define a tessellation. Students find examples of tessellations in their world....
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Tessellations

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the relationship between math and art by examining patterns and polygons.They examine how polygons make up the patterns that form tessellations, and determine tessellations that occur in nature. Finally, they...

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