Title

Patterns and Symmetry: Reflections of Culture

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Teaching Children Mathematics

Volume

8

Issue

3

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Publication Date

2001

First Page

140

Last Page

144

Abstract

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.

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