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Tessellations

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I mashed together two great slidshare presentations: http://www.slideshare.net/babineals/tessellating-patterns and http://www.slideshare.net/katjankows/tessellation-3555687

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Tessellations

  1. 1. Tessellating patterns<br />
  2. 2. What are they? <br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>A repeating pattern using regular polygons
  4. 4. No gaps or overlaps
  5. 5. Each vertex is the same</li></li></ul><li>Regular Polygons? <br />Equal sides and equal interior angles<br />
  6. 6. VERTEX?<br /><ul><li>Where corners all meet
  7. 7. Has to equal 360 degrees </li></li></ul><li>M. C. Escher<br />Famous artist that used tessellations in his works<br />
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  18. 18. Your <br />Challenge..<br />
  19. 19. To create your own <br />tessellating pattern!<br />

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