by Carol Sulik, 5th grade Math Teacher

1995-1996 School Year

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M. C. Escher was a Dutch artist who lived from 1898 - 1971. Many of his drawings were tessellations. Instead of using the usual polygons, like triangles and squares to tessellate, he liked to create pictures of horses, fish, salamanders, and birds that he could tessellate.

Index of Student Tessellations

How students created the tessellations

How we put this project on the Web


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This page is maintained by Mary O'Haver, Fairland Elementary School, and Prof. Thomas O'Haver , University of Maryland. Comments, suggestions and questions should be directed to Mary O'Haver at mohaver@umd5.umd.edu or Prof. O'Haver at to2@umail.umd.edu.
This page was first created on March 22,1996
Last updated March 22, 1996