Shape & Space - Transformations

Shape & Space - Transformations


Demonstrate an understanding of tessellation by:
  • explaining the properties of shapes that make tessellating possible
  • creating tessellations
  • identifying tessellations in the environment

Explore the genre of op art through the works of Victor Vasarely and M. C. Escher. Apply aspects of color theory to create hues from
primary colors and place them in a tessellation.

What's Regular About Tessellations? (NCTM Illuminations Activity)
Bring an art project into your math class by challenging students to fit squares, triangles, hexagons and more into beautiful tessellation patterns. In What’s Regular about Tessellations? students are challenged to discover the regular and semi-regular tessellations using manipulatives and online tools in this interactive lesson.

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