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421 resources with the keyterm symmetry

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Can You Figure It Out? Discovering Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd
The introduction of symmetry is the focus of this terrific geometry instructional activity. After an initial discussion on shapes and symmetry, student groups are given a digital camera to take pictures of symmetrical shapes outside the...
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Simetria

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Your Spanish students will see what symmetry looks like on a quadrilateral, triangle, and circle  in this presentation. Large, bright shapes are displayed with lines of symmetry, followed by examples that do not show a line of symmetry....
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Notan Collages - "Expanding the Square"

For Teachers 6th
Notan is a Japanese word that expresses the interaction between light and dark. Learners explore Notan while creating dimensional art pieces that examine positive and negative spaces. They'll discuss the art of Notan, create their...
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Symmetry, Part 2

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
How can you tell if shapes are symmetrical? Fourth graders study 12 shapes, and draw lines down the middle of shapes that have symmetry. Once they are finished, they complete shapes that are missing their symmetrical sides. Some shapes...
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Understanding Symmetry Through Visual Art

For Teachers 5th
Have you noticed how math and art are often intertwined? Study how artists create balance and order in their designs and artworks. They complete a radial design project and study examples of symmetry and examples of fractions or...
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Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Enhance your geometry lesson by working with shapes. Fourth graders follow lines of symmetry to complete ten shapes, most of them currently triangles. Have pupils color each half of their shapes to reinforce the idea of symmetry!
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Bliss Butterflies Activity Sheet

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this life science instructional activity, students examine the 4 stages of the butterfly's life cycle and color in the black line pictures. They read the difference between symmetrical and asymmetrical objects before they complete...
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Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Is this the line of symmetry? Scholars analyze 12 images to determine whether or not the dotted line in each reflects symmetry. There are three examples for them to reference before they start, so consider reviewing these together before...
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Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Fold these shapes in half and you'll have perfectly equal sides. Kids explore symmetry by completing 16 abstract shapes which have been cut off at the line of symmetry. They draw the mirror image, using several examples as reference. An...
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Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
These symmetrical shapes are only half-completed, so scholars finish them by drawing the other side of the line of symmetry. Because your class won't recognize these abstract shapes, they will get authentic practice with this objective....
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Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Where is the line of symmetry? Learners begin by drawing in a line to split three images evenly in half, using an example as reference. Encourage them to think about physically folding the picture to solidify this concept. Next, they do...
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Symmetry

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Do these dotted lines indicate symmetry? Some of them do, and scholars determine which ones in 12 different images. Because some of these are tricky, it may be helpful to have large versions of these shapes printed and cut out. This way,...
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Crazy for Cubes: Art and Science

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners discuss Sol LeWitt and conceptual art, then analyze the differences in expressing a concept through model-based inquiry and aesthetic art criticism. They develop a geometric, scientific, or mathematical concept, then create an...
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Rotational Hex Designs

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learn about the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art, Rotational Hex Design. This image-rich presentation provides a comprehensive description of the origin and meaning behind these interesting totems. Instructions to create these symmetrical...
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Principle of Art Balance

For Students 9th - 12th
Reinforce a strong art vocabulary which can also apply to aspects of math and science. Kids read about various types of balance or symmetry found in art. They analyze three paintings based on vocabulary and read a how-to for creating...
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Symmetry Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th
This resource offers a series of hands-on activities in which learners sketch and construct symmetrical origami, paper dolls, snowflakes, and polyhedra while adhering to specific requirements. These activities ask class members to...
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Mental Math: 5 a Day

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This is a really cool math resource! There are nineteen different slides containing five math problems each. They are intended to be used as daily math warm ups and address skills such as, addition, problem solving, missing addends, word...
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Who Wants to Be a Champion: Perimeter, Area, Symmetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your learners practice finding the perimeter and area of geometric shapes using this resource. While just a simple review, this could be a wonderful way to solidify the concepts in their minds.
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Symmetry in Polygons

For Students 8th - 10th
Practice identifying and creating symmetrical shapes with this learning exercise. For this learning exercise, learners identify and draw figures with reflectional and rotational symmetry. They draw all axes of symmetry and complete...
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Focus On The Lighthouse

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore the equation of a parabola. Given a real life situation concerning a light house and a boat, students use wax paper to model and observe a relationship among given points. They write an equation describing the possible...
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NUMB3RS Activity: A Group of Symmetries

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the symmetries of an equilateral triangle. In this geometry lesson, students explore and visualize the reflection and rotational symmetries of an equilateral triangle. The activity relates the geometry of the...
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Lao Design: Lotus Flower Constructions

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars create lotus flowers in 3-D designs applying Lao art techniques. Following a teacher demonstration, they assemble their own lotus flower candleholders and the teacher arranges a group flotation in a body of water. Students...
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WonderFoam Collagraph Prints

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Experiment with your very own printmaking blocks using foam sheets! Your class can create a beautiful pattern on their stamp with various shapes, symmetrical or not. Printing these might resemble Italian or Spanish tile patterns, or a...
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Middle-East Reflections

For Teachers K - 12th
Practice symmetry and patterns with this Mid-Eastern art project. Your class will create beautiful, reflective mosaics that will brighten up the classroom! A list of necessary materials is included.