Tantalizing Tessellations

Some 5th graders chose to explore geometry through the fascinating world of tessellations as an extension of the math they're working on in class. Here is a taste of what we're doing:



In the CONNECT phase of your inquiry into tessellations, explore the following sites and answer the questions on the sheet as you go:


Cool Math Tessellations Lesson
Math Forum

You can't study tessellations without exploring the life and work of the graphic artist, M.C. Escher!


Check out the websites below as you complete the question sheet about this amazing creator:

National Galllery of Art
The Mathematical Art of M.C.Escher
World of Escher
Totally Tessellated
The Official Website of M.C.Escher