Type:

Other

Description:

This interactive applet lets students create quilting type patterns and explore tessellation possibilities. The applet gives learners a choice of six polygons that can be turned or flipped and fitted together. Suggestions for exploration and five challenge patterns are provided. The tool supports a number of lessons and units including What's So Special About Triangles and Virtual Pattern Blocks (cataloged separately).

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 2,Visualization,Grade 1,Make use of structure,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 3,Tilings and tessellations,Early Elementary,Spatial sense,Kindergarten,Quadrilaterals,Visual representation,Strategies,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Plane geometry,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Grade 5,Patterns and sequences,Transformations,Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Practice Standards,Geometric patterns,Elementary School,Representation,Art,Connections,Engineering,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160946492T,Problem solving,Process skills,Education,Polygons,Triangles

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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