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Description: 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 hands-on tessellation activities and historical/cultural connections to Spanish architecture.
Technology Type: PowerPoint 
Guide: User's Guide (opens a new window)
Author: Jennifer Jasensky
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Courses: Math 6 Symmetry, Transformations, Reflections, Rotations, Translations, Tessellations
Math 7 Symmetry, Transformations, Reflections, Rotations, Translations, Tessellations
Geometry Reflection, Translation, Rotation, Glide, Tessellations

Teacher Review (Based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: Craig, Jun 17 2005 09:12:18:360PM
What did students learn? Students learned to look for particular types of symmetry in photographs or drawings of tessellations and wallpaper patterns.
Recommended for: Geometry: Transformations and symmetry
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