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Tessellations and symmetry - 4th grade

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From: Sarah (for Teacher2Teacher Service)
Date: Jul 17, 1998 at 02:40:41
Subject: Tessellation Tutorials on the Web

Suzanne Alejandre has written a series of Tessellation Tutorials that have been used by students from second grade through high school. See: Tessellation Tutorials: http://forum.swarthmore.edu/sum95/suzanne/tess.intro.html For lessons on symmetry related to tessellations, see Where's the Math?: The Four Types of Symmetry in the Plane and Repeated Reflections of an "R": http://forum.swarthmore.edu/sum95/suzanne/wheremath.html Examples of tessellations created by students who have used these tutorials are on the Web at: http://forum.swarthmore.edu/alejandre/students.tess.html For examples of the work of very young students in grades 2 and 5, see the submissions from Waiau Elementary School in Pearl City, Hawaii: http://forum.swarthmore.edu/alejandre/waiau.html - Sarah, for the T2T Service

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