kaleidoscope is a small tube in which the viewer can
see beautiful colours and designs that feature rotational
image inside a kaleidoscope changes when it
is turned because the coloured glass or plastic inside
the cylinder moves. As a result of this movement the
mirrors, which are arranged to reflect a pattern several
times, create different patterns.
These images were made by made by taking digital
photos through the hole in the kaleidoscope above.
you could have a go at this in your class and print
them out for a wall display.
can be used to make images like these.
it's time to have a little fun on your screen or an interactive
1. Write your name into the spaces below & press
2. Move the mouse pointer over the black area to make different
3. Experiment with different words and symbols to make your
own patterns of rotational symmetry Order 4.
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