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Congruent and Similar Figures
Play with polygons and explore the concept of congruence. Interested minds discuss how two objects are similar and different then define congruent and similar figures. This lesson employs the use of three different centers. They use geoboards to make congruent figures, sort pattern blocks according to congruences and use a website to play a congruent concentration game.
2nd - 4th Math 10 Views 73 Downloads
Finding Area of Similar Figures
Students explore the concept of finding area of similar figures. In this finding area of similar figures lesson, students use pattern blocks to construct similar figures. Students trace their construction and find the area. Students determine if the ratio between similar figures can be used to find the area of similar figures.
7th - 8th Math 6 Views 30 Downloads
Applications of Similar Figures
Learners explore the concept of similar figures. In this similar figures lesson, students use their Ti-Nspire to determine if two figures are similar. Learners use angle measures, ratios, and side lengths to determine if two figures are similar.
9th - 12th Math 4 Views 31 Downloads
Growing Generations of Similar Figures
In this expanding similar figures worksheet, 7th graders use pattern blocks to build similar figures. They record the number of pattern blocks it takes to make the next similar figure using the label "units of area." They explain their work by responding to an open-ended question.
7th Math 9 Views 79 Downloads
Identifying and Drawing Similar Figures
Sixth graders practice proportionality and ratios. In this proportionality lesson, 6th graders study congruent shapes and triangles. Students use grid paper to draw similar figures. Students explain similar figures in their journal.
6th Math 12 Views 54 Downloads
Identify Similar Figures
Students explore the concept of similar figures. In this similar figures lesson, students develop the idea that similar figures are a different size but the same shape by comparing similar rectangles. Students use patty paper to trace their hands and discuss if their tracing is similar to their hands.
6th - 7th Math 8 Views 40 Downloads
Proprtions of Similar Figures
Students investigate the proportions of similar and non-similar geometric figures. Using computer software, they define corresponding sides of similar figures. Students use this information to find missing lengths of similar figures.
8th - 10th Math 4 Views 37 Downloads
Finding Volume of Similar Figures
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine the Volumes of Similar Figures. They investigate the relationship between corresponding sides and evaluate the volume of similar figures. Pupils record their findings on various activity worksheets.
5th - 8th Math 3 Views 92 Downloads
Similar Figure Activity
Young scholars self-discover the relationships between similar figures. They take what they have been taught about these relationships and apply these concepets to problem-solving. Students discuss what they discovered during their internet research.
6th - 8th Math 5 Views 29 Downloads
What are Similar Figures?
Similar figures have the same shape, the same corresponding angles, but different lengths of their corresponding sides. The teacher explains just what all that means. She demonstrates how to compare the two shapes to prove they are similar.
7 mins 6th - 8th Math 5 Views 5 Downloads
Stations energize geometry learners to discover and create similar figures using congruent angles and proportional sides in a well-organized lesson plan. From the beginning discussion of equal ratios to the closing assessment of proportion applications, this activity is rich in student learning.
7th - 11th Math 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
To Scale or Not to Scale? That is the Factor
High schoolers discover how to solve proportions and find the missing sides of similar figures using the scale factor. Along with learning how to use a scale factor to find a missing value, learners also access math videos, and play an online game which will test their ability to perform these calculations.
9th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 21 Downloads
Similarity and Dilations - Discover Properties of Similar Figures
Learners investigate properties of similar figures. In this properties of similar figures lesson, pupils construct similar figures using Cabri Jr. They dilate their figure to create a similar one, and discuss the relationships between the angle measures and side lengths of the two similar figures.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Conjectures for Congruence and Similarity
High schoolers explore the concept of congruent and similar figures. In this congruent and similar figure lesson, students classify pictures according to congruent and similar figures. High schoolers measure the lengths of various figures to determine if they are congruent, similar, or neither.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 40 Downloads
Covering the Plane with Rep-Tiles
Students discover and explore a special kind of tiling of the plane. Rep-tiles are geometric figures such that n copies can fit together to form a larger, similar figure. They realize that any of the similar figures can be used to tile the plane.
3rd - 8th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Ratios in Regular Polygons
Tenth graders explore similar figures. In this geometry lesson, 10th graders investigate the ratios between corresponding parts of regular polygons using linear measurement. Students make and test conjectures regarding relationship between measurements of perimeter and area.
10th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Congruent and Similar Figures - Problem Solving 15.2 Worksheet
A theoretical NASA project is the foundation of this worksheet, in which learners will word to determine congruent and similar figures. They solve 4 word problems where they measure, draw and identify congruent and similar figures from diagrams.
4th - 6th Math 8 Views 107 Downloads