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Congruent Rectangles

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Very simply, geometers examine a pair of rectangles on graph paper and find a translation and rotation to demonstrate their congruence. A couple of questions follow to stimulate critical thinking about other possibilities.
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Characteristics of Inner Planets

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Aspiring astronomers assess the inner planets using this handout. They read about the characteristics of each, noting that all four of them have rocky surfaces. Rotation and revolution are introduced, including Venus' retrograde...
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Defining Transformations that Create Congruent Figures

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Rotations, reflections, and translations are explored as geometers rotate through three different stations and develop their own definitions for these terms. Afterward, they work in small groups to classify different figures based on...
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What Brand Are You - Lazy, Crazy, or Rockin'?

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Cowboys or geometers perform transformations. In this transformation lesson, students explore cattle-branding symbols. They explore reflections, rotations, and translations and discuss cattle brands. Afterward, create their own cattle...
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Motions of the Earth, Sun, and Moon

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Earth's motions, the moon's orbit, and the celestial sphere are thoroughly explained in this 52-slide PowerPoint. There are a couple of slides specific to the author's class, but you can easily edit or remove them. This fabulous...
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What is a Transformation?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A transformation is the process of changing the graph of a figure or a shape. The instructor introduces the four most common transformations: reflection, dilation, rotation, and translation. So watch as she draws the transformations on a...
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What is a Rotation?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Transformations, isn't that geometry? The instructor illustrates how to rotate a shape around a fixed point on a graph, keeping the shape the same size.
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Visual Analogies

For Students 4th - 8th
Here are four questions which require learners to examine four pairs of visual analogies and then choose a figure that completes a missing part of an analogy that is the same as the one shown. They then get to create their own visual...
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Transformations - Rotations in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
In this geometry lesson, math scholars brainstorm examples of rotations.  Using the SMARTboard, students observe a rotation. They create their own rotation using graph paper. Finally, pupils complete a worksheet and graph rotations.
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Translation and Rotation of Images

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Eighth and ninth graders translate and rotate given images. They identify ordered pairs, determine congruent sides and explore angle measurement. This four-page learning exercise contains 40 problems.
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Transforming Congruent Figures: Pretest

For Students 7th - 9th
Use this geometry worksheet to have learners answer ten multiple choice questions based on their knowledge of transforming congruent figures.
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Transformations and Translations in Geometry

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
In this transformations and translations in Geometry worksheet, learners use geometric shapes and grids to translate six transformations in each of two activities.
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Rigid Transformations

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
For this rigid transformation worksheet, students follow directions to translate, reflect or rotate a figure in a coordinate plane. Examples and explanations are provided at the beginning of the document. This two-page worksheet contains...
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Symmetry Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th
This resource offers a series of hands-on activities in which learners sketch and construct symmetrical origami, paper dolls, snowflakes, and polyhedra while adhering to specific requirements. These activities ask class members to...
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Ring Tennis

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Here's a lead up drill that can be used to practice serving, scoring, and rotation on the court for tennis or badminton. Rings for tossing are used and help the class with movement on the court and hand-eye coordination. They practice...
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NUMB3RS Activity: A Group of Symmetries

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the symmetries of an equilateral triangle. In this geometry activity, students explore and visualize the reflection and rotational symmetries of an equilateral triangle. The activity relates the geometry of the...
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Transformations and Matrices

For Teachers 9th - 11th
There are four activities in this extensive instructional activity covering the identity matrix and scaling, the linear representation of translations, the linear representation of rotations, and reflections. In small groups, they use...
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Planetary Brochures

For Teachers 5th
Any two things can be compared and contrasted. Here, pupils will compare and contrast how the Earth and Sun were perceived by Galileo and Copernicus to how we perceive them today. They take into account: motion, the moon, changes,...
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Dihedral Figures

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers perform transformations. In this web based lesson, students explore dihedral figures. They use the web tools to translate, rotate, and reflect figures. Pupils identify lines of symmetry.
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The Pythagorean Theorem (Part 2)

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Middle and high schoolers explore the Pythagorean Theorem. They examine a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem in which they construct a square within a square and examine the right triangle formed. 
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Six Exercise Sets on Transformations

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Middle and high schoolers solve fifteen problems from six exercise sets covering transformations, reflections, rotations, and enlargements. The solutions are provided.
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Chapter 7 Review Sheet - Transformations

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Middle and high schoolers complete 22 multiple choice and short answer questions regarding transformations, vectors, and right triangles.
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Caley Table for the Symmetries of a Square

For Students 8th - 11th
Middle and high schoolers complete Caley's table to indicate rotating a square 90, 180, and 270 degrees. They also reflect a square across the vertical and horizontal line. This one-page instructional activity contains eight movements.
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Seventeen Algebra Review Problems

For Students 7th - 9th
Learners answer seventeen problems covering: probability, volume, functions, area, angle, GCF, Scientific Notation, rotations, reflections, and inequalities. The solutions are not provided.