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Math: Tessellations

Lesson Plan Published 11/2/17 Last updated on 5/16/18

Broaden your mathematical horizons by transforming your study of geometric transformations into a digital art project. In this lesson, you’ll use M.C. Escher’s artwork to inspire your students to create their own unique tessellations with Adobe Photoshop.

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Ann Rogers

Posted on 4/24/18 4:10:36 PM Permalink

​This is great photoshop assignment! I love tessellations.

jeffrey plummer

Posted on 4/13/18 2:27:11 PM Permalink

​Thanks for sharing so many resources.

Audra Thomas

Posted on 4/11/18 5:00:54 AM Permalink

​This is an awesome assignment for photoshop.

Jason Keiser

Posted on 4/6/18 3:51:31 PM Permalink

​A great lesson to familiarize students with PhotoShop and tessellations.

Kristine Schiffbauer

Posted on 3/5/18 7:32:39 PM Permalink

thank you​

Claire Richards

Posted on 2/3/18 11:26:34 AM Permalink

This is fantastic the student sample is so simple but great, I have to admit to being a mad fan of tessellations!