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Title: Tessellations: Tiling
Url: http://enlvm.usu.edu/ma/nav/activity.jsp?sid=nlvm&cid=4_3&lid=163
Publisher: Utah State University.
Description: Presented by Utah State University, this interactive online math lesson teaches students about geometry and tessellations by "using regular and semi-regular tessellations to tile the plane." The java-based activity allows students to create their own tessellations using triangles, polygons, squares, and octagons. Instructions for individual practice are given on the right side of the screen, and students are allowed to work at their own pace. It's an excellent in-class or homework activity for any geometry classroom.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Combinatorics. Combinatorial analysis -- Design and configurations -- Tessellation and tiling
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Elementary geometry -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Special teaching methods and aids -- Audiovisual aids -- Special types, A-Z -- Manipulatives
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Informal education
Mathematics -- Geometry
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Algebra
Mathematics -- Combinatorics
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematics Materials
Format: html
java
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-02-15 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-02-13 12:18:40 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
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Resource URL Clicks: 8
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