Vectors and Tessellations

This quarter’s project for my geometry students was to create a tessellation using vectors and Geometer’s Sketchpad. It’s a lot of fun, and they made some beautiful patterns. I have lots of M. C. Escher prints in my classroom, so when they finally get a chance to see the geometry behind his designs, they really enjoy it.

Here’s an example:

You can see all of my students’ tessellations here.

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