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421 resources with the keyterm symmetry

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6 Kingdoms of Life Part 2: Plants and Animals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Check this out! Part two of a set of slide shows about biological classification; this one zooms in on kindgom plantae and kingdom animalia. Attractive and informational slides cover details that make this most appropriate for advanced...
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Brain Train

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A lengthy presentation on geometric reflections is here for your young geometers. Learners consider a shape, then must choose between four reflections to find the one that is a true vertical, horizontal, or diagonal reflection of the...
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Forming Simple Symmetrical Designs

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners find symmetrical shapes. They fold paper, cut a shape, and open the paper to see the line of symmetry. Pupils look at images and draw lines of symmetry or draw the other half of a shape.
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Visualizing and Naming Polygons

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A really useful resource contains 116 slides covering basic geometric concepts related to 2-D or plane shapes. Shape properties, translations, reflections, congruence, symmetry, and grid work are all laid out in a comprehensive and...
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Math for Kids

For Teachers K - 2nd
OK, now this is a cool resource. It contains ideas for 7 stations intended to be used by kids and their parents during family night at school. Each station engages learners (of all ages) in using scientific reasoning and mathematical...
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Triangles

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this math worksheet, students answer 3 questions about an equilateral triangle. Students then answer 3 questions about isosceles triangles. Students then calculate missing angles on isosceles triangles.
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A World of Symmetry: Math-Geometry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Define and identify the three basic forms of symmetry translation, rotation, and glides with your class. They cut out and arrange paper pattern blocks to illustrate symmetry, create a Cartesian graph, and design a rug with a symmetrical...
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Labyrinths

For Teachers K - 12th
Whether studying metaphors or Greek mythology, this labyrinth project is a fantastic lesson plan to add to your unit. It includes two versions of the labyrinth; making it with yarn or stone. If your materials are limited, you can even...
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Symmetrical Geometry Paintings

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a clever, cross-curricular lesson plan that combines art and geometry. Learners design a painting that uses geometrical shapes and is symmetrical. Sponge-shaped geometrical figures are used to design half a page and fold them to...
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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 lesson. After an initial discussion on shapes and symmetry, student groups are given a digital camera to take pictures of symmetrical shapes outside the classroom. In...
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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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Sculpture in Balance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars discuss the difference betwen two-dimensional vs. three-dimensional art. For this art lesson, students discuss what symmetry or balance is in art and construct a symmetrical and an asymmetrical mobile.
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Reflections: Balancing Line, Shape, and Color

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study repeated lines and colors as they create lines of symmetry. In this math and visual arts instructional activity, 5th graders examine works of art by Michael Gregory and Martin Puryear to look for colors, lines, and...
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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 worksheet, 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 symmetrical...
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Saddle Symmetry

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine symmetry with their bodies and create symmetrical pictures.  In this symmetry lesson, student view Cowboys Roping a Bear. Students discuss the composition of the painting. Students look for symmetrical elements and then...
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Patterning Possibilities Master of Ikerre's Yoruba Door Panel

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine patterns in the Yoruba "Door Panel." In this art and patterning instructional activity, students discover how the concepts of symmetry, repetition, clarity of form and line, conceptual proportion, and high relief are...
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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...