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Items with keywords: Tessellation - 23 items found, showing 1 to 23

  1. Bits and Bytes - Brian Metcalfe, Editor; Winnipeg School Division No. 1
    A K-12 education newsletter distributed throughout Winnipeg School Division No. 1 since October 1984. Its focus is to provide educators with tips and techniques to help them integrate technology to enhance learning in their classrooms. The site includes ...more>>

  2. Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching - University of Plymouth
    A focus for research and curriculum development in mathematics teaching and learning with the unifying aim of enhancing mathematical progress in schools and colleges. The site includes: The Mathematics Enhancement Programme; Resources: worksheets in HTML ...more>>

  3. coolmath.com: Cool Math - Karen
    A searchable "amusement park of mathematics" for exploring math: functions, tessellations, polyhedra, limits, logs, fractals (with galleries), puzzles and problems, fun with numbers, how to succeed in math, careers in math. Also Cool Links for Math for ...more>>

  4. Demiregular Tessellations - Totally Tessellated
    Color renditions and a real example of a demiregular tessellation. Templates allow you to print renditions of each tessellation suitable for coloring activities. ...more>>

  5. The Four Types of Symmetry in the Plane - Susan Addington
    Rotation, translation, reflection, and glide reflection, with illustrations and problems for consideration. Written by Dr. Susan Addington for the California Math Show; presented on the Web by Suzanne Alejandre as part of her Tessellation Tutorials. ...more>>

  6. Geometry Web Page - Ephraim Fithian; Kutztown University
    Sixteen geometry activities: Tangrams; Golden Ratio; Geoboard; Polygons; Symmetry; Constructions; Polyominoes and Polyiamonds; Star Polygons; Special Points in Polygons; Polygon Tessellations; Kaleidoscope Tessellations; Escher Tessellations; Space Cubes; ...more>>

  7. Highland Tessellations - Karen M. Stagge, Highland Middle School, Libertyville, IL
    Tessellations A La Escher: an introductory unit based on MECC's Tesselmania! software and the graphics of M.C. Escher, to help students realize the importance of mathematics in the art world. Also links to work done by students at other schools. ...more>>

  8. I Hope This Old Train Breaks Down... - Mimi Yang
    Blog by a high school algebra, precalculus, and calculus teacher in Seattle, by way of teaching positions in New York City, El Salvador, and Germany. Posts, which date back to March, 2009, have included "Math Projects," "The magic of teaching; El Trifinio," ...more>>

  9. Investigating Patterns: Symmetry and Tessellations - Jill Britton
    Thirty activities from a variety of Web sites, coordinated with a forthcoming book by Jill Britton for Cuisenaire/Dale Seymour, Exploring Pattern: Symmetry and Tessellations (March 1999). Topics include an introduction to symmetry; symmetry in the alphabet, ...more>>

  10. Investigating Tessellations Using Activity Pattern Blocks - Suzanne Alejandre
    A lesson plan with activities for investigating tessellations with pattern blocks, keyed to the NCTM Standards, and student tessellation samples. Links to a Patterns Program in which you can drag an unlimited number of standard pattern block shapes into ...more>>

  11. Math 5337: Technology in the Geometry Classroom - Sullivan, Burgiel, Osinga; The Geometry Center, Univ. of Minnesota
    From the University of Minnesota's course in Computational Methods in Elementary Geometry, materials developed at the Geometry Center for teaching pre- and in-service teachers of high-school geometry interested in using technology in their classrooms. ...more>>

  12. Maze Design - Adrian Fisher
    What's new in the maze world? The latest maze news, plus general maze information: Tessellations & Tiling Patterns; 1998 Dragon Maize Mazes; World's Best Mazes for families to visit; World Maze Database (all the mazes on Earth, country by country); ...more>>

  13. Murderous Maths - Kjartan Poskitt et al.
    Contents, descriptions of characters, updates, and "extra bits" for the books Murderous Maths; The Essential Arithmetricks; Desperate Measures; Do You Feel Lucky?; Vicious Circles and other Savage Shapes; The Phantom X; The Fiendish Angletron; The GCSE ...more>>

  14. Patterns, Patterns, Everywhere - Nina Heal
    Three lesson plans: an internet-based research project on patterns; connections between the arts of M. C. Escher and quilters; and a technology-enriched tessellations lesson. Includes a teacher resource page with rubrics. ...more>>

  15. Polaroid Geometry Scavenger Hunt - Math Forum
    This activity presented by Ruth Carver at the Math Forum's 1996 Summer Institute, "Constructing Mathematics on the Internet," displays pictures of items found on this a hunt for a list of geometric items (tessellations, symmetry, concentric circles, shapes, ...more>>

  16. Project Interactivate - Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
    Interactive middle school lessons on number and operations, geometry and measurement, functions and algebra, and probability and statistics. They feature: online activities (illustrative Java applets including: Venn diagrams; clock arithmetic; Pythagorean ...more>>

  17. Semiregular Tessellations - Totally Tessellated
    Color renditions and real examples of the semiregular tessellations. Templates allow you to print renditions of each tessellation suitable for coloring activities. ...more>>

  18. Tessellation Methods Using MS Paint - Diana Hunter
    Lessons and examples in creating tessellations using MS Paint include step-by-step instructions on the translation method, glide method, rotation method, mid-point rotation, and right triangles. Hunter also provides suggestions for making better tessellations, ...more>>

  19. Tessellations: An Application Of Simple Regular Polygons (SMILE) - Mary Racky, Kenwood School
    A lesson designed to develop basic skills making and identifying homogeneous tessellations, both regular and semiregular. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative ...more>>

  20. Tessellations - Robert Fathauer
    A company that makes Puzzellations, Colorful Connectables, and Perpetual Patterns puzzles, plus a variety of other products inspired in part by the Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher, but also by mathematicians such as Roger Penrose and Benoit Mandelbrot. ...more>>

  21. Tessellation Tutorials - Suzanne Alejandre
    A series of tutorials that teach students how to tessellate (somewhat in the style of the art of M.C. Escher) using HyperCard for black and white and/or HyperStudio for color, ClarisWorks, LogoWriter, templates, or simple straightedge and compass. The ...more>>

  22. Topology and Geometry Software: Fun and Games - Jeff Weeks
    Fun math toys for all ages, from the author of Exploring the Shape of Space (grades 6-10) and The Shape of Space (grades 12-16). Applets and software for various platforms. Play with tic-tac-toe, mazes, and the like, on a torus or Klein bottle. Draw ...more>>

  23. Transformations and Tessellations - Lynda Kozicz Leahey
    A unit introducing the concepts of transformations and tessellations. Students will explore the attributes of transformations: reflections, translations, rotations and dilations by using pattern blocks, algebraic notation and computer design. They will ...more>>


 
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