Symmetry is studied in a variety of subjects – math, architecture, art. The concept is used to design from both the artistic and technical perspective. We live in a world surrounded by objects naturally symmetric and we design with symmetry in mind. From bridges to skyscrapers, automobiles to fashion, symmetry is everywhere.
Students have a chance to discover the concept of symmetry in this lesson in a unique manner. Used to supplement a more formal lesson – whether algebraic or artistic – it provides a fun, insightful project that doesn’t take a lot of class time but provides an enjoyable view of an important concept.