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Visualizing three-dimensional structures and shapes is hard to do on a two-dimensional page; working in three dimensions makes it easier to see the shapes. Prerequisite Knowledge and Skills None Age Appropriateness Six-year-old children really enjoy making shapes. Older children may want to work on a shape of their own or the creation of particular assigned polyhedra. Mathematical Idea Three-dimensional objects often have faces composed of many two-dimensional shapes, such as squares, triangles, and parallelograms.
Height: The vertical measure of an object, measured from the base to the highest point, is its height. Hexagon: A shape with six sides is a hexagon. A regular hexagon is a shape with six equal sides. Hypotenuse: This term specifically refers to the side of a right-angled triangle that is opposite the right angle—it will be the longest side of the triangle. Length: Length is the measure of one dimension of a geometric object, such as one side of a rectangle. Level: Level means flat or parallel to the floor, as in a balanced, or equally weighted, scale.
This should result in a repeated design where the pieces fit together just like a tile floor. The tessellation would keep on going forever if you had the time to trace it! 4 4. Now you can decorate your pattern by coloring in each section. The artist M. C. Escher was famous for pictures made in this way. 5 5. Do you think the area of the new pattern shape is the same as your original square? Why or why not? Can you think of any shapes, other than a square, that would work in this same way? And rearrange it by cutting a piece from one side and taping that piece to the other side.