Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos

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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 corporate logos before designing one of their very own.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Integrate this activity into an upper-elementary or middle school geometry lesson on symmetry
  • Create a packet out of these worksheets, completing the first few pages as guided practice before having students design their corporate logos
  • Allow time for children to share their logos in small groups or during a class gallery walk
Classroom Considerations

  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information

  • Resource includes images of figures and logos that demonstrate each type of symmetry
  • An answer key is provided for the included skills-practice exercises 

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Common Core