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Science and Islam: Art and Design Lessons

These resources are designed to support an introduction to the use of simple maths and geometry in the tradition of Islamic design. They include an introduction to the idea of religious symbolism in the use of geometric design, and resources to guide students in making their own geometric tile designs.


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Author: Miranda Milward

Islamic art lesson 1 [pdf]

Islamic art [pdf] [PowerPoint]

Islamic art lesson 2 [pdf]

Geometric drawing in Islam [pdf] [PowerPoint]

How to make an Islamic tile [pdf] [PowerPoint]

If you have any comments or queries about these resources, please contact the Education Officer responsible for secondary schools.

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