SYMMETRY + CODE with HOODIE + WOLF ... get the lesson plan ... back to main page

Design by George Gadanidis (Western); coding by Chris Yiu (Western); art by Aileen Lin (University of Toronto).

 

The idea for the symmetry puzzle in this story comes from Marcus du Sautoy's book, Symmetry - A Journey into the Patterns of Nature. See also his TED-Ed talk on Symmetry, reality's riddle.

In developing ways of engaging young children with symmetry (and ideas related to group theory), it has been very helpful to chat with mathematicians Denham Graham (Western University) and Peter Taylor (Queen's University).