Patterns and Symmetry: Reflections of Culture
Teaching Children Mathematics
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Students connect culture and mathematics by using tessellating and symmetrical patterns in the designs of architecture, pottery, blankets, and baskets as models to create geometric designs for a quilt.
Moyer, P. S. (2001). Patterns and Symmetry: Reflections of Culture. Teaching Children Mathematics, 8(3), 140-144.