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C. Geometry and Spatial Sense: 2. The student visualizes and illustrates ways in which shapes can be combined, subdivided, and changed.: 6-8: The student...

MA.C.2.3.1 Add Website - Add Activity

understands the geometric concepts of symmetry, reflections, congruency, similarity, perpendicularity, parallelism, and transformations, including flips, slides, turns, and enlargements.


Activity: Area of Polygons

MA.C.2.3.2 Add Website - Add Activity

predicts and verifies patterns involving tessellations (a covering of a plane with congruent copies of the same pattern with no holes and no overlaps, like floor tiles).


Tantalizing Tesselations!!
http://142.3.219.38/RR/database/RR.09.96/archamb1.html

A unit of 10 lessons on the concept of tesselations integrated with language arts and arts education.Intended for grade 5, but applicable through middle school. It can be modified for high school Geometry.Includes lesson plans, format diagrams, aqnd resource list.


Totally Tesselated
http://library.thinkquest.org/16661

This well-planned website provides comprehensive information on tesselations. Within its pages you will discover the history of tesselations, the essentials needed to create this mathematical art form, hands-on activities and templates to create your own tesselations, and a gallery of tesselations created by M.C. Escher.


Tessellation Tutorials
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/sum95/suzanne/tess.intro.html

How to tessellate



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