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Rotation Symmetry: Lesson

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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 rotational symmetry or not.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Challenge individuals to find figures with given angles of rotational symmetry
  • Determine a formula to express all the angles of rotational symmetry if one is known
Classroom Considerations
  • It is beneficial if the class already understands the idea of rotation and angle of rotation
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Contains a link to more rotation symmetry resources including practice problems
  • Uses more than just geometry figures in the examples
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