Illuminations: Repeating and Growing Patterns

In this activity, students create and explore more complex patterns such as “growing patterns” which have related but different relationships to “repeating patterns”.

Students form generalizations, analyze, and describe growing patterns using connecting-cubes, and explore what happens when growing patterns “double” or “split.”


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Math Topics
Patterning & Sequencing
K-6, Educator
1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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