Investigating Tessellations Using Activity Pattern Blocks
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|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 a panel or working area (an equilateral triangle grid with a snap-to mechanism). Once inside the panel, the individual blocks can be translated and rotated in 60 degree increments.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Triangles and Other Polygons, Symmetry/Tessellations|
|Math Ed Topics:||Manipulatives|
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