Border Pattern Gallery
This gallery has been developed as a class project by the
MATH 3403 Geometric Structures class
at Oklahoma State University. Creating and
classifying border patterns (also called frieze or
band patterns) provides a delightful and engaging introduction
to symmetry. Kids love it and so do college students.
This sampling of examples of the seven different types has
been developed for your pleasure.
Check them out!
Here is an explanation of
How We Classify Border Patterns
into the seven types.
The Symmetries of the Seven Border Types
are shown in this display created by Rhonda, Susana, Steven
Melissa Sindelar designed a neat set of the
Seven Types of Border Patterns.
geometry net resources for elementary teachers.
Here are some pictures of border pattern projects
created by students as class projects.
This page is maintained by John Wolfe.
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