Dilation Teacher Resources
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How Do You Make a Figure Larger Using a Dilation?
A dilation increases or decreases the size of a figure. In this lesson the teacher shows you how to use a scale factor of three to dilate the given figure. She identifies the ordered pairs, multiplies them by three, plots the new...
4 mins 6th - 10th Math
Studying the Properties of Figures Created through a Dilation
In this geometry learning exercise, students walk through several exercises to determine the effect of dilation when the scale factor is less than 1, greater than 1, or equal to 1 as well as the effect on the lengths, area, and vertices...
9th - 12th Math
Defining Transformations that Create Congruent Figures
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...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Exploring Quadratic Data with Transformation Graphing
Using a data collection device to collect data regarding a bouncing ball, students use various features on graphing calculators to experiment with the parameters of the vertex form of the parabola and their effect on the shape of the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed