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Tessellations 2

These are examples of "Escher-like" translation tessellations that were created by 5th graders at Normandale Hills Elementary in Bloomington, MN. The students began with a square or rectangle and then translated or used the slide method to cut a piece from one side of the square and transfer it to the opposite side. They used this as a pattern piece to repeat the design.

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