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Tessellation Project

Tessellation Project

 
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Author: Barbara Delaney
Objective:
  • Explain the geometric rules for a successful tessellation
  • Create a tile that demonstrates tessellation
  • Create a tessellating pattern within the tessellating tile on a poster board
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http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=202

How to make a tessellation tile video

6 minute video demonstrating making a tessellation tile out of a 3" by 3" square.

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    salam amer 10 months ago

    indicate clearly which areas of EXTESION Mathematics will feature in the project.

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  • Bella
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    Bella — about 2 years ago

    I used a sticky note, it was the perfect size but hard to trace. :( It still worked really well though :) (now my social studies workbook has tesselations on it! :P)

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      shawna
      shawna answered about 2 years ago

      hahaa. :)

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  • Kaylana
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    Kaylana — about 2 years ago

    This look fun and i cain't wait to start(: yay!!!

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      Rachel
      Rachel answered about 2 years ago

      I think it does take time and patience like our graph projects because if you rush through it you might make qa mistake and ruin the whole project.

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      Barbara Delaney answered about 2 years ago

      It is fun but it does take some time and patience like our graph projects. :)

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  • Ali n.
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    Ali n. — about 2 years ago

    This is very cool mrs.d (:

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      Barbara Delaney answered about 2 years ago

      Thanks!

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  • andrew
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    andrew — about 2 years ago

    can you use oak tag.

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      Barbara Delaney answered about 2 years ago

      Yes, you can use anything that can be traced Andrew.

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