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Transformational Geometry Using the Geometer's Sketchpad
Students complete a webquest on the various types of symmetry. Using a computer, they explore the concepts of transformational geometry and identify points, segments, lines and planes. They experiment with the rotation of a quadrilateral and create pinwheels.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
Transform Your Geometry into a Work of Art
Mathematicians utilize artwork to help illustrate the major ideas of transformations and tessellations. They visually identify transformations including reflections, rotations, and translations. They discuss how artists have used geometry in their artwork.
9th - 10th Math 22 Views 176 Downloads
Transformational Art Using Furniture - Activity
Students work cooperatively to create transformational works of art using furniture and recycled products in this excellent unit for an art class. The introductory activity includes a video and organization of group ideas.
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 24 Downloads
Tenth graders explore transformations. In this geometry lesson, 10th graders use tiles to create border or frieze patterns. Students identify the transformations used and identify it as an isometry or congruence transformation. Students investigate which properties are preserved with each border pattern created.
10th Math 9 Views 40 Downloads
Transforming Snoopy and Bridget
In this graphing calculator worksheet set, 6th graders use lists of coordinate points to draw a picture of Snoopy. They transform Snoopy using changes in the coordinates. They apply another set of coordinate points to make a picture called "Bridget Blockhead" and they follow directions to make and list transformations.
6th Math 22 Views 104 Downloads
Exploring Transformations with Geometer's Sketchpad
Clearly written, step-by-step guided practice in creating a figure and performing a transformation with the award-winning Geometer's Sketchpad software makes up the first three pages of this resource. Questions ask for explanations of the work.
9th - 12th Math 5 Views 17 Downloads
Geometry and Rubik's Cube
High schoolers explore geometry using a Rubik's Cube. In this 2-D and 3-D shapes lesson, students use the Rubik's Cube to find the center, edge and corner pieces. High schoolers then find the dimensions of the Rubik's Cube and read the solution guide.
9th - 12th Math 8 Views 41 Downloads
Transformations and Exponential Functions
Tenth graders study graphing exponential functions. For this transformations lesson, 10th graders apply inquiry to determine how changes to a parent function affect its graph. Students analyze transformed graphs and generate the function that matches the graph given the equation of the parent function.
10th Math 4 Views 46 Downloads
Transformations and Tessellations
Shape shifters explore transformation through the construction of patterns on a TI handheld. In this math instructional activity, students investigate and apply their knowledge of reflection, translation, rotation, and dilation. This assignment requires minimal teacher involvement.
8th - 10th Math 3 Views 82 Downloads
Regents High School Examination GEOMETRY 2009
The University of New York Regents High School Exam for geometry from August 2009 is comprehensive in scope with 38 questions over 22 pages. Geometers can assess their mastery of core content with a combination of multiple choice and constructed response questions.
9th - 12th Math 9 Views 90 Downloads
Regents High School Examination-Geometry
In this geometry worksheet students assess their knowledge of high school geometry. The twenty-eight page worksheet contains a combination of thirty-eight multiple choice and constructed response questions. Answers are provided.
10th Math 22 Views 41 Downloads
Students practice the high school Regents exam. In this high school regents exam lesson, students practice geometry sample problems from a past Regents exam. Students solve problems involving angle measures, side lengths, parallel and perpendicular lines, Pythagorean theorem, and other geometry topics.
9th - 12th Math 4 Views 42 Downloads
TImath has put together a lesson which shows how to use a graphing calculator to manipulate a puppet and make transformations. A good visual as the class manipulates the vectors and sees what happens. They can observe what geometric part are preserved and which parts might change.
9th - 10th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
Tenth graders create a polygon and answer specific questions about their polygon. In this geometry lesson, 10th graders discover different properties about their polygon using a computer program. They measure the distance, segment and angles of their polygon.
10th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Conics in Geometry
High schoolers analyze characteristics and properties of two and three-dimensional shapes in this geometry lesson. They follow detailed directions to use the Cabri Geometry II Application on their TI-89 calculator to construct a parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed