Sunday, August 7, 2016



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A tessellation is a regular pattern made up of flat shapes repeated and joined together without any gaps or overlaps.

These shapes do not all need to be the same, but the pattern should repeat.

Another word for tessellation is tiling.

Regular polygon
An regular shape is a shape that has equal sides and angles
Irregular polygon
An irregular polygon is a shape that does not have -all the sides or angles equal
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Salzman, L., (1990).  Cool Tessellations.  Creative activities that make math and science fun for kids!  P6-7)

A space that is measured in degrees.
Vertice is when two straight lines came together.
Sides are the straight lines on shapes .     
Regular polygon:
Is a shape that has equal sides angles.
Irregular Polygon:
Is a shape that does not have equal sides and angles.

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