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Tessellation Project

Tessellation Project

Author: Barbara Delaney
Description:
  • 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

Students will learn about tessellation through the creation of individual projects over the course of two weeks (10 school days).

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How to make a tessellation tile video

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