Contact Us FAQ Français
Home / Arresting Arrangements - Patterns: mathXplosion Series

Arresting Arrangements - Patterns: mathXplosion Series

Maple Leaf This item is only available for Canadian orders.
This title is a part of the series mathXplosion Series

Catalogue Number:  GAP015
Producer:  GAPC Productions
Subject:  Mathematics
Language:  English
Grade Level:  PreK - 2, 3 - 5, 6 - 8
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  16
Closed Captions:  Yes

Request Preview Access

Using Escher’s special twist on creating tessellations, we use two shapes from one repeating tile in a pattern to make a metamorphosis: creating the illusion of one animal slowly transforming into another, line by line.

Segments in this episode include:

  • It’s a Bird! It’s a Fish! It’s a Metamorphosis 
  • If the Shoe Fits
  • The Tessell Nation
  • Frieze Dance 
  • Math is Everywhere

Each segment is 3 - 3/12 minutes in length.

Please click here for the French version of this program.

2017 Youth Media Alliance Award of Excellence Winner

2017 W3 Gold Award winner - Educational Online Video

2017 Davey Silver Award Winner - Film/Video Educational

Related Titles

Tiling: Look Kool, Season 1

Apartment 11 APT098

Tiling (or tessellation) is covering a plane surface with shapes that fit together without overlaps...

Nature's Most Mysterious Patterns: Look Kool Series, Season 2

Apartment 11 APT088

Have you ever wondered what video game graphics have in common with broccoli? Fractals, of course...

What's Going On? Patterns & Sequence

Film Ideas FI0020

Mother Rabbit makes fruit skewers, alternating one gooseberry followed by one grape, and continuing...

Leader of the Pack: The Prime Radicals, Season 1

GAPC Productions GAP036

Uncle Norm is heading to Hawaii for a secret meeting. He’ll be there four days and four nights...

Tessellational!: The Prime Radicals, Season 1

GAPC Productions GAP030

Uncle Norm makes a giant hole in his workshop wall to get reception for his “secret device”...

Browse Our Collection By Subject

View All Subjects