PATTERNS AND SYMMETRY AND THE INTERNET
Here are a few examples of sites that might be of interest, following our work with patterns, symmetry, and the software tools. Also links to the main pages for those software packages.
- Tessellation Tutorials
Instructions for making tessellations using several different pieces of software, some history, an explanation of the math, and a gallery of student work.
- Classification of Patterns
Introduction or review about symmetry and classification of repeating patterns for students in grades 7 - 10, including student lessons and teacher resources.
- A Symmetry Gallery
A gallery of moveable wallpaper patterns, generated in JavaSketchpad.
- Studying Polyhedra
Resources and information for studying polyhedra, including an interactive application with which you can explore the different possibilities.
- Polyhedra in the Classroom
Activities designed for use in the middle school classroom, including lessons and related resources.
- Sketchpad Resources for the Classroom
Includes activities and sample sketches.