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Tessellations


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Tessellations

In this activity, learners will engineer a new shape and use it to create a new pattern with no wasted space. This activity includes step-by-step instructions with pictures and a "What's Happening?" section explaining how the activity worked.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 14

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Paper
  • Index Card
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Coloring Supplies (optional)

Subjects


  • Engineering and Technology
    • Engineering
  • Mathematics
    • Geometry

Informal Categories


  • Arts and Crafts
  • Nature and Environment

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