Math Focus 8
Student Centre
• Surf for More Math
• Try It Out
• Web Quests
Teacher Centre
Parent Centre

Nelson Education > School > Mathematics K-8 > Math Focus > Grade 8 > Student Centre > Surf for More Math > Chapter 7 - Lesson 6

Surf For More Math


Lesson 6: Tessellating Designs

Create and tessellate an irregular polygon.

Instructions for Use

Tessellating Alphabet

Each letter of this tessellating alphabet fits together with copies of itself to tile the plane. Click a letter to see how it tiles. Some letters tile in more than one way. 

Read the short article.

This tessellating alphabet is created with all lower case letters. Try to create some tessellating upper case letters. Do you think you could create a whole alphabet?