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New Perspectives: Two-Axis Rotation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Two-axis rotations ... twice the fun as one-axis rotations! The last installment of a five-part module teaches scholars how to conduct two-axis rotations. They create isometric drawings before and after the rotations.
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Angle Measurement

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What do you create when you rotate a ray? An angle! Teach all the angle basics including naming, measuring, supplements, and complements. 
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How Heavy

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Break out the balances for this primary grade lesson plan on weight measurement. Using common elementary school manipulatives like unifix or snap cubes, young mathematicians determine the weight of four different classroom objects. A...
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Making Predictions About Measurement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders experiment with measurement. They estimate the length, volume, and weight of various objects, then rotate through stations making predictions concerning measurements and then testing their predictions.
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King of Math Junior

For Students K - 6th Standards
Do your students have what it takes to be the king of math? Find out with this fun skills practice game that covers a wide range of topics from counting and basic operations to measurement and fractions.
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Translations, Reflections and Rotations

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use the Internet to learn about translations, reflections and rotations. Students access the Transmographer program on the Internet, where they practice what they have learned. Students also complete a worksheet.
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The Leap Second Explained

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Everyone's heard of leap years ... but what about leap seconds? Young scientists get acquainted with one of humankind's most awkward standard measurements with a short video from a PBS playlist covering space and time measurement. The...
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Measurement (Grades 3-5)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Third, fourth, and fifth graders participate in measurement centers. They visit six different centers: standard and linear measurement, clocks, weight, volume, temperature, and converting measurements. They complete a data collection...
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Measures of Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Physicists become Olympians in a competition using centripetal force. They ride a bicycle to comprehend relationships between linear and rotational motion. If you have an old-fashioned record player, it can be used to help pupils...
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Rotational Symmetry

For Students 4th
In this rotational symmetry worksheet, 4th graders rotate four objects with three angle measures and write down whether each object has rotational symmetry.
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Leaping Lizards

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Have you ever wondered how computer animations work and what type of math is involved in making objects move across the screen? In this task, your young computer animators will use the geometric transformation of translations,...
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Symmetry in Polygons

For Students 8th - 10th
Practice identifying and creating symmetrical shapes with this worksheet. For this worksheet, learners identify and draw figures with reflectional and rotational symmetry. They draw all axes of symmetry and complete figures to form...
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Leap Frog

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Have your geometers take a huge leap forward in their understanding of rigid motion transformations. Given a pre-image and a final image, learners must precisely describe the transformation that moves from the first image to the next....
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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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Point Comparisons

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Young geometers investigate two-dimensional figures using coordinate grids. They identify polygons and draw examples of their reflection, rotation, and translation on a coordinate grid. And they complete a worksheet practicing examples...
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Scale Model of the Solar System

For Teachers 6th
Young scientists gain a better understanding of space, the solar system and its vastness by creating a scale model. Students first need to calculate the distance between each of the nine planets according to the size of their scale. This...
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The Length of My Foot

For Teachers K
Here is an excellent instructional activity for young learners who are just beginning to explore the concept of using units to measure length. They rotate through four classroom centers in order to gain practice in utilizing this...
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Converting Centimeters and Millimeters (A)

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Practice converting measurements with a 24-problem worksheet focusing on the conversion of centimeters and millimeters. 
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Measure Mania

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Groups of students rotate through five classroom stations to estimate, measure, and record volume, length, weight, mass, and area using both customary and metric measure. They evaluate their data to determine how close their estimates...
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Are These Right?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Is that a right triangle or a wrong triangle? Young mathematicians look at eleven different shapes and use a measuring tool of their choice to determine which triangles have right angles. Consider cutting out sets of the shapes to...
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Similarity and Dilations - Discover Properties of Similar Figures

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate properties of similar figures. In this properties of similar figures lesson plan, pupils construct similar figures using Cabri Jr. They dilate their figure to create a similar one, and discuss the relationships...
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Which Way is North?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Who needs a compass to find cardinal directions? Just place a stick in the ground and record the movement of its shadow over the course of a day. Then, measure the shadow lengths in order to determine a north-south line. A simple...
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Transformations and Rotations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students define and identify transformation and rotation. In this geometry lesson plan, students define rotations as congruence or isometry. They find the coordinates of an image and pre-image.
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Turns and Rotations = Tessellations

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students rotate and flip shapes to create a tessellation pattern. In this geometry lesson, students investigate symmetry and repeated patterns as they create different tessellations.