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Frieze Patterns

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Author:David A. Reid
Description: A frieze is a pattern which repeats in one direction. Friezes are often seen as ornaments in architecture. A mathematical analysis reveals that there are seven different frieze patterns possible. These resources were designed for a standards-based project covering the Transformational Geometry units in Newfoundland's grade 9 and 10 curricula, and Unit 3 of the Standards' Core Curriculum for Year 2.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Transformational Geometry, Symmetry/Tessellations, Art, Architecture
Math Ed Topics: Interdisciplinary/Thematic Studies

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