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Cool Tessellations. Creative Activities That Make Math & by Anders Mann Hanson

By Anders Mann Hanson

Notice mystery math and technological know-how tips to developing paintings! This name introduces younger readers to the sciences, with an artistic twist. Math and technological know-how academic pages are interspersed with cool tessellation actions that provide sensible functions of the data scholars research at school. All actions contain how-to photographs, effortless directions, and transparent causes. toughen universal center criteria in interpreting, math, and technological know-how, whereas making cool artwork initiatives, from translational symmetry to Archimedean solids. Aligned to universal middle criteria and correlated to country criteria. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing corporation.

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Repeat steps 2 through 4. 4 6 Put the shape templates in the truncated octahedron layout (see page 25). Repeat steps 2 through 4. 28 FIT THE SOLIDS TOGETHER 1 Find faces on two of the solids that are the same shape. Match them together. Balance them on top of each other. 2 Fit the third solid between the first two solids. The third solid will match one face to each of the first two solids. 3 Make more solids to add. You will need a truncated tetrahedron for every cuboctahedron and truncated octahedron you make.

Match them together. Balance them on top of each other. 2 Fit the third solid between the first two solids. The third solid will match one face to each of the first two solids. 3 Make more solids to add. You will need a truncated tetrahedron for every cuboctahedron and truncated octahedron you make. Add one new solid to the structure at a time. Match at least two faces of the solid in the structure. TIPS FOR TAPING POLYGON EDGES » If 5 or 3 sides of a polygon are open, tape the two rightmost sides.

Com. Web sites about creative ways for kids to experience math and science are featured on our Book Links page. These links are routinely monitored and updated to provide the most current information available. 31 INDEX A M Archimedean solids definition of, 24 project for, 27–29 qualities of, 24–25 types of, 24–25 Artistic tessellations, 5, 13, 18 Moorish palaces and tiles, 13, 18 E P Escher, M.

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