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Broad Topics > Transformations and their Properties > Tessellations

### Tessellating Capitals

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Have you ever tried tessellating capital letters? Have a look at these examples and then try some for yourself.

### Tetrafit

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A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

### Making Maths: Kites and Darts

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Using these kite and dart templates, you could try to recreate part of Penrose's famous tessellation or design one yourself.

### Escher Tessellations

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This practical investigation invites you to make tessellating shapes in a similar way to the artist Escher.

### Building Stars

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An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

### Shapely Tiling

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Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?

### Tiles in a Public Building

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What is the same and what is different about these tiling patterns and how do they contribute to the floor as a whole?

### Tessellating Triangles

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Can you make these equilateral triangles fit together to cover the paper without any gaps between them? Can you tessellate isosceles triangles?

### Penta Place

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Penta people, the Pentominoes, always build their houses from five square rooms. I wonder how many different Penta homes you can create?

### Lafayette

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What mathematical words can be used to describe this floor covering? How many different shapes can you see inside this photograph?

### Tessellation Interactivity

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An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons

### Shaping up with Tessellations

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This article describes the scope for practical exploration of tessellations both in and out of the classroom. It seems a golden opportunity to link art with maths, allowing the creative side of your. . . .

### Tessellating Transformations

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Can you find out how the 6-triangle shape is transformed in these tessellations? Will the tessellations go on for ever? Why or why not?

### Maurits Cornelius Escher

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Have you ever noticed how mathematical ideas are often used in patterns that we see all around us? This article describes the life of Escher who was a passionate believer that maths and art can be. . . .

### Outside the Box

##### Stage: 2 and 3

This article explores the links between maths, art and history, and suggests investigations that are enjoyable as well as challenging.