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Steven Rasmussen. “Tessellations & Islamic Art.” This workshop investigates what types of polygons can be used to tessellate the plane and how Islamic artists have approached their craft. Download the workshop materials:

Download: Workshop Sketch
Download: Mosque Tiling Investigation
Download: Tessellation Activity Worksheets
Download: Symmetry Group Flowchart
Download: Annotated Bibliography

Type of Resource

Interactive website

Topic Category
  • Islamic art
Grade Level
  • Middle School
  • High School