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Exploring Tessellations (Grades 6-8)

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Overview:
In this activity, learners design unique tiles and make repeating patterns to create tessellations. This activity combines the creativity of an art project with the challenge of solving a puzzle. This lesson features three investigations, in which learners make tessellations by translating, rotating, and reflecting the patterns.
Level:
Middle School, High School
Grades:
Grade 8
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
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Provider:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
12/07/2010
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0
Language:
English
Media Format:
Text/HTML

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