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Exploring and Creating Tessell...

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Sketchpad 
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This activity has students explore and construct several different types of tessellations. The first part of the activity uses only regular polygons to create pure and semipure tessellations; therefo...
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Geometry in Tessellations

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Explores lines, planes, angles, and polygons in tessellations.
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Tessellations: Geometry and Sy...

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Examines plane symmetry.
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Visual Patterns in Tessellatio...

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Explores the mathematics behind art and its role in nature.
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Color in Tessellations Dialogu...

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Explains the effect that color has on the patterns we see in tessellations.
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Optical Illusions Discussion

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Looks at several optical illusions.
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Symmetry in Tessellations Dial...

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Defines symmetry and demonstrates different types of plane symmetry.
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Tessellations in the World Dia...

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Looks at the history of tessellations, why they are important and examines some patterns in nature and art.
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What are Tessellations?

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Examines the mathematical properties of tessellations.
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Tessellation Creator

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Computer 
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A tessellation is a repeating pattern of polygons that covers a plane with no gaps or overlaps. What kind of tessellations can you make out of regular polygons?
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Floor Tiles

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to create a figure that can be tessellated.
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Pattern Blocks

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Using the pattern block applet students can describe parts in relation to a whole group; distinguish between characteristics of shapes; create and describe patterns in shape; identify lines of symmetr...
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Pentominoes

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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A virtual manipulative of pentominoes which can be rotated and also reflected (flipped).
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Pinwheel Tiling

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Construct and explore an asymmetric tiling of the plane by right triangles.
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Polyominoes

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Using this virtual manipulative you may: add a polyomino to the workspace; group polyominoes; rotate a polyomino; change a polyomino's color; zoom in/out; clear the workspace
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Tessellate!

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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This activity allows the user to create a figure that can be tessellated.
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Tessellations

Tessellations (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
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Using this virtual manipulative you may: add a block to the workspace; rotate a block; change the color of a block; remove a block; group blocks; zoom in/out
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Wallpaper

Tessellations (Geometry) 
PowerPoint 
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This PowerPoint file displays questions about symmetry; answers guide the user to one of 17 symmetry classifications for tessellations or wallpaper patterns. Support materials include handson tessel...
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