Caley Table for the Symmetries of a Square
Middle and high schoolers complete Caley's table to indicate rotating a square 90, 180, and 270 degrees. They also reflect a square across the vertical and horizontal line. This one-page worksheet contains eight movements.
8th - 11th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
Solve by Completing the Square
What do geometric squares have to do with quadratic equations? A lesson on solving quadratic equations by completing the square teaches middle and high schoolers how to use algebra tiles to create squares. They then use what they learned...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Geometry: Transformations, Congruence, and Similarity
Rigid motions are to congruence as what are to similarity? Investigate properties of rigid motions and define congruence in terms of rigid motions with the ninth chapter of a 10-part eighth grade workbook series. The lesson then prompts...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Punnett Squares with Piebald Deer
Explore the science behind Earth's amazing diversity of life with this lesson on genetics. Looking at specific traits in piebald deer, carnations, and roan cattle, young scientists use Punnett squares to determine the possible genotypes...
5th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Rotations, Reflections, and Symmetry
Lead your high school class on a journey through the world of symmetry and reflections as you discuss geometric principles. Pupils differentiate between reflections and rotations, explore rotational symmetry, and investigate how to...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos
Young mathematicians investigate the use of symmetry in graphic design. After first learning about reflection, translational, and rotational symmetry, children use this new knowledge to identify symmetry in letters of the alphabet and...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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