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Let the students know what it is they will be doing and learning today. The lesson can begin by introducing the Tessellation applet to introduce students to the. In pairs, let the children explore the tessellations on the Tessellation Town to create tessellations, using the Shodor Educational Foundation Tessellate!. Alternating Tessellations by Quipitory on deviantART Tessellation Patterns, Clay Stamps, Science Art, .. Let’s Draw ESCHER-STYLE Coloring Pages.

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Details of some programs follow together with some example tessellations and screenshots from each.

Learn the relationship between perimeter and area. But either way, the video is great to teach shodir about tessellation and that’s a good thing. Ask the students to predict which regular polygons will and will not tessellate and why.

Tables and Chairs is suodor of the Interactivate assessment explorers. Simulation of a coin toss allowing the user to input the number of flips.

I almost didn’t watch the lecture in the first place because of the name and the whole crystal mystic woo woo.

Squares are shoxor combinations of triangles. Have that student describe the tessellation to other students and see if the other students can recreate the tessellation without looking. This lesson contains the basic principles, method, and geometry for making your own tessellation. Then you can apply other techniques such as displacement mapping to those triangles to add detail to the wall – before tesselation, real-time displacement mapping was not feasible, because it requires a huge number of triangles, and it was impossible to directly store that many.


Fraction Sorter is one sohdor the Interactivate assessment explorers.

Lets tesselate shodor pdf

Choose one of letts doors to experimentally determine the odds of winning the grand prize behind one of the doors, as in the TV program “Let’s Make a Deal. Yet another way is by using tezselate specially designed Java applet and producing tessellations directly on line. An Eternal Golden Braid” by Hofstadter. A butterfly is an example. They had a mac version on the computers at school when I was in 4th grade.

Something like that just imagine the missing sides: The fractional value is shown on a number line after you check to see if your fraction is correct. The examples include their symmetry types so you can replicate them if you have the program. Probability that a tree will set fire to each of its eight neighbors.

Practice reading a clock, input times for the clock to display, or let the clock generate random times for you to read. Give input to the Whole Number Cruncher and try to guess what it did from the output it generates. Number of sectors, number of trials. Create a pie chart, adjusting the size of the divisions using your mouse or by entering values. They can be funny, but just consider this. View how the mean, median, and mode change as entries are added to the plot.


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Estimator Quiz is one of the Interactivate assessment quizzes. This lesson allows students to examine tessellations and their geometric properties. Step through the generation of Sierpinski’s Carpet — a fractal made from subdividing a square shodoor nine smaller squares and cutting the middle one out.

First enter all the factorizations of a number, then draw each factor set as an area on the grid.


On a mission to transform learning through computational thinking, shodor is dedicated to the reform and improvement of mathematics and science education through student enrichment, faculty enhancement, and interactive curriculum development at all levels. Printing Instructions Hide The output of the activities in Shodor’s Interactivate are created dynamically by computer languages such as Java. Determine the fractal dimensions of several line-deformation fractals.