Symmetry Teacher Resources

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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce young zoologists to invertebrates with a video collection from Nature League, hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator identifies the major characteristics of invertebrates alongside their positions on the phylogenetic tree....
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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Common Core Math: 8th Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Check out the Common Core with a collection that represents all the 8th grade math standards. Most resources engage multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes section of each tab. 
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EngageNY Algebra I Module 4: Polynomial and Quadratic Expressions, Equations, and Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 26 lessons in the Algebra 1, Module 4 collection teach students how to use polynomial functions, as well as quadratic functions, square toot functions and cube root functions, to graph and interpret functions. All materials are copy...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 3: Rational and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
In Module 3, precalculus students review the fundamental theorem of algebra, and then find roots of polynomials and roots of unity using polynomial identities, the binomial theorem, and Pascal’s Triangle. As part of their study of...
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Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Oh, if only Sir Isaac and Bernoulli could see us now. Even Orville and Wilbur would be amazed by what engineers have designed using their ideas. Next generation engineers put these principles to use as they use what they learn about...
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EngageNY Algebra I Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Algebra 1 curriculum set is designed to help scholars develop fluency in writing, interpreting, and solving linear equations, The 30 lessons in Module 1 are divided into four topics: An Introduction to Functions, the Structure of...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Curriculum

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A 5-module complete precalculus course begins with young mathematicians exploring linearity, complex number operations as transformation, and the power of the right notation. Module 2 has pupils examining incidence relationships in...
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The Science of Symmetry

For Students 6th - 11th
No matter which way you slice it, the definition of symmetry might not be clear. The narrator of the video reflects on its true meaning as shapes, plants, and animals dance onstage for a captivated cartoon audience. Your class will be...
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Finding the Line of Symmetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Can you find the line of symmetry? That's what your students will demonstrate by completing this worksheet. The task gets increasingly difficult as shapes are included that have one line of symmetry, no lines of symmetry, and multiple...
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A World of Symmetry: Math-Geometry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Define and identify the three basic forms of symmetry translation, rotation, and glides with your class. They cut out and arrange paper pattern blocks to illustrate symmetry, create a Cartesian graph, and design a rug with a symmetrical...
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Symmetry in Relief

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore radial symmetry.  In this 3 dimensional art and geometry lesson, students identify examples of radial symmetry in everyday objects. Students create an imprint using radial symmetry on clay tiles.
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Can You Figure It Out? Discovering Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd
The introduction of symmetry is the focus of this terrific geometry lesson plan. After an initial discussion on shapes and symmetry, student groups are given a digital camera to take pictures of symmetrical shapes outside the classroom....
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Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians investigate the use of symmetry in graphic design. After first learning about reflection, translational, and rotational symmetry, children use this new knowledge to identify symmetry in letters of the alphabet and...
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Symmetry

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Eleven problems provide pupils the opportunity to find the lines of symmetry or identify rotational symmetry. Scholars alter designs to make them symmetrical, learn to recognize signs that are symmetrical, and identify the type of...
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Lines of Symmetry for Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Explore how lines of symmetry help define different categories of quadrilaterals. Looking at a square, rectangle, trapezoid, and parallelogram, young mathematicians discover that each shape has its own, unique symmetry. Encourage your...
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How Do You Find the Axis of Symmetry for a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Short and simple. X equals negative b divided by two(a) is the formula used to find the axis of symmetry. If the quadratic equation is in standard form, identify the values for a, b, and c and plug the values into the formula. Do the...
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Reflection Symmetry: Lesson

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
Symmetry is a natural thing. The video introduces the concept of reflection symmetry using a smiley face and a pentagon. Using pictures from nature, the installment of an extensive geometry playlist determines whether the object has...
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Saddle Symmetry

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners examine symmetry with their bodies and create symmetrical pictures.  In this symmetry lesson, student view Cowboys Roping a Bear. Students discuss the composition of the painting. Learners look for symmetrical elements and then...
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What is the Axis of Symmetry of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The graph of a quadratic equation is a parabola. Parabolas are symmetrical. The line that passes through the vertex is called the axis of symmetry. And if the parabolas were folded along this line, the two sides would be symmetrical....
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Football, Physics, and Symmetry

For Students 9th - 12th
Ready to tackle the concept of symmetry? Show your class a video that combines it with football, and you'll definitely score the extra point! The resource illustrates different types of symmetry and relates it to both muscle memory and...
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Rotation Symmetry: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th
Find ways to spin a figure without it looking like it was rotating. The segment of a large geometry playlist introduces the idea of rotational symmetry. Using presentation tools, the presenter demonstrates whether particular figures have...
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Determine Symmetry about the x-axis, y-axis, and the Origin (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Symmetry shows up in equality. Pupils view four examples as the presenter determines whether the equations have symmetry about the x-axis, the y-axis, and the origin. Each equation has at least one type of symmetry. The video works...
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Symmetry Introduction: x-axis, y-axis, the Origin

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
You can flip them and the graph looks the same. An instructional video shows how to determine whether an equation contains a graph that has symmetry. Scholars learn how to calculate algebraically whether an equation has symmetry about...

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