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[Grade 6 Chapter 10 Investigation]

Tessellations

Investigation Organizer
This is a worksheet you can print and distribute to students to help them track their work on the Chapter Investigation.

Internet Links

Following are links to Internet resources for students to use while working on the Chapter Investigation.

Tessellation Tutorials
Part of the Math Forum site, these pages provide teachers with resources for teaching tesselations in the classroom. Internet links, definitions, templates, instructions and tutorials for various software programs are included. This page was created by teacher Suzanne Alejandre.
http://mathforum.org/sum95/suzanne/tess.intro.html

M. C. Escher: Artist or Mathematician?
You'll find a brief biography of M. C. Escher and images of his notebooks as well as of his artworks. Try the Tessellations pages to learn how some of his tessellated designs were created. You will be asked, but are not required to provide name and e-mail information to access the Images pages.
http://library.thinkquest.org/11750/

Escher Art Collection
This site is a collection of Escher images, including many tesselations. Several works by artists inspired by Escher are included. The images were collected by David McAllister of the University of North Carolina.
http://www.cs.unc.edu/~davemc/Pic/Escher/


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