Weekly Blog Post 9

Flying Horses (1959): Tessellation Art by M. C. Escher

Escher’s Pegasus (1959)

MC Escher’s work is a great way to teach tessellations as a mathematical concept for geometry, maybe with older or advanced students. They could learn that tessellations have no gaps or overlaps, and they could create their own shapes from cardstock or cardboard to create art themselves and learn geometry.

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