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Unfolding Orbifolds

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Author:Heidi Burgiel; The Geometry Center
Description: A study of how a pattern can be reconstructed from an orbifold, using both hands-on exploration and the computer program TesselMania!. These activities are a good introduction to the movie Shape of Space. From Math 5337, Technology in the Geometry Classroom, The Geometry Center.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Topic Tools Miscellaneous
Math Topics: Symmetry/Tessellations

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