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AlgNet/GeoNet: A Union City School District Summer Enrichment Program
Using technology not simply to do things better, but to do better things.

TESS

Tess takes a somewhat different approach to creating patterns than KaleidoMania. In Tess, you create a sketch using lines and/or polygons, and then apply combinations of symmetry operations or apply pattern types to the sketch.

Exploring the Software

Exploring the Mathematics
  1. Why is the C1 symmetry group a good choice for the default?
  2. What measures are available for the Rotation Tools? How does this affect the symmetry group options?

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