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173 resources with the keyterm rotation

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Chapter 8 Vocabulary: Geometry

For Students 7th - 8th
In this vocabulary worksheet, students match the vocabulary word to its proper definition. They identify words such as symmetry, scale factor, coordinate plane, rotation, reflection, and translation.
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The Night Sky

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders develop questions they have about the solar system. After being read a book, they view and discuss different constellations in the sky. In groups, they are given a piece of butcher paper and glow in the dark crayons in...
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Orbit, rotation, revolution of Earth

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders define orbit, rotation and revolution. They demonstrate the orbit, rotation and revolution of the Earth. Students identify the types of measurements and the instruments that used for orbit, rotation and revolution. They...
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Earth's Rotation

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars explore the Earth and its rotation. Volunteers model the sun-Earth system to demonstrate that the Earth rotates around the sun. In groups, students simulate "traveling" around the sun and discuss when it is night and day.
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Science: Daily and Seasonal Cycles

For Teachers 1st
First graders use their observations to describe daily and seasonal cycles. through a demonstration using a suspended ball and flashlight, they determine the time of day in various locations. Next, 1st graders participate in a...
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Creative Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create a shape using four pattern blocks and then perform a translation, a rotation, and a reflection on the shape. Students must write an explanation of what the movement on the shape did to the original shape as well as...
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Terrific Tessellations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore tessellations that are found in nature and everyday objects. They observe the works of M.C. Escher. Students create their own tessellations using pencil and paper.
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In The Garden

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine symmetry and transformation concepts. They create patterns that translate, reflect and rotate. Students participate in a variety of activities that explore transformation concepts through the context of a garden.
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Object Transformation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the concept of object transformation. They use a digital camera to take pictures of objects in the classroom. Students create a PowerPoint presentation that demonstrates a reflection, translation and rotation for...
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Investigate the Rigid Motions of Reflection, Rotation, Translation, and Dilation

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate the rigid motions of reflection, rotation, translation, and dilation. This investigation be accomplished through classroom instruction and exploration using Geometer's Sketchpad.
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Reasons for the Seasons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover how the Earth's axis of rotation affects the angle of sunlight and the length of day. They take a survey and give the survey out to family members and friends. They tally their findings and then determine the correct...
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Around And Around They Go

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners compare and contrast the differences between orbit and rotation. They identify the implications of being too close or too far from the sun when discussing human and plant life.
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"Use an Anemometer," said the Meteorologist

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in an hands-on construction of an instrument to measure wind speed.
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Reflection, Rotation or Translation?

For Students 4th - 6th
For this reflection, rotation and translation worksheet, students determine which has been done to a set of 6 figures. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Reflection, Rotation and Translation

For Students 4th - 6th
For this reflection, rotation and translation worksheet, learners describe which of the above happens to a set of shapes, and in what order. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Reflection, Translation and Rotation

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reflection, translation and rotation worksheet, students determine which of these things have been done to s set of figures. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Reflection, Translation and Rotation

For Students 5th - 6th
In this rotation, reflection and translation worksheet, learners look at shapes on a grid and determine what happens to the shape, in order. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Rotations

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars discuss the concepts of reflection, rotation, and translation. In this rotation activity, students investigate rotations through examples on an overhead projector. No additional worksheet or student assignment is included.
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A Bicycle Trip

For Students 9th - 12th
In this bicycle worksheet, students learn how the gears of a bicycle transfer energy. This worksheet has 2 short answer questions and 5 problems to solve.
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Body Movements

For Students 9th - 11th
In this body movements worksheet, students see pictures of 14 body movements such as abduction and adduction, inversion and eversion, flexion and extension and pronation and supination.
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Transformations: Practice

For Students 6th - 7th
In this transformations instructional activity, students study the three original shapes and select the figure that represents the shapes translation, reflection, and rotation.
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Transform the Coordinate Message: Enrichment

For Students 6th - 7th
In this transformation learning exercise, learners use the letters in the coordinate plane to perform the transformation and identify the new coordinates. Students complete a translation, rotation, reflection, rotation, and translation.
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Transformations: Homework

For Students 6th - 7th
In this transformations worksheet, learners review the terms transformations, translations, reflection, and rotation. Students write whether each pair of figures shows a translation, reflection, or rotation. Learners then use the eight...
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Transformations: Problem Solving

For Students 6th - 7th
In this transformations worksheet, students use the grids to draw the airplane as a translation, reflection, and rotation. Students finish by answer the two word problems using transformations.