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Title: The Symbolic Language of Architecture and Public Monuments - Mathematics of Ornaments and Architecture
Url: https://teachersinstitute.yale.edu/curriculum/guides/1993/1/93.01.10.x...
Creator: Smikle, Hermine E.
Publisher: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Description: An enrichment unit in basic geometry and symmetry, including translation, tessellation and reflection, ideas on line designs and knot designs for teaching lines and line segments, and ideas for daisy designs to teach the use of a pair of compasses. The unit provides an introduction to African art and architecture including religion and society in traditional African society. It would make a good introduction to the study of African art and culture.
LC Classification: Fine arts -- Architecture
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Arts -- Architecture
Mathematics -- Geometry
Date Issued: 2000-03-09
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Experiment/Lab Activity
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Rights: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Access Rights: Free access
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