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Moiré Patterns

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What is a Moiré pattern and how are they created? Students will discover how sounds can create patterns and then look at how 2D layers can also create patterns. They will then test different variables to see how they affect the Moiré pattern.



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Lesson Plan

Moiré Pattern Materials Checklist (Please Review)

Moiré Patterns Lesson Plan

Moiré Pattern Presentation

Templates for hexagon lattice with periods 0.8, 1.1 and 1.2 (print on normal paper)

Template for paper with hexagon lattice and reference period (print on Vellum paper)

Student Sheets

Beat Frequency Activity Sheet

Lattice Periods and Angles Activity Sheet

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