Investigate the Rigid Motions of Reflection, Rotation, Translation, and Dilation
Students investigate the rigid motions of reflection, rotation, translation, and dilation. This investigation be accomplished through classroom instruction and exploration using Geometer's Sketchpad.
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Defining Transformations that Create Congruent Figures
Rotations, reflections, and translations are explored as geometers rotate through three different stations and develop their own definitions for these terms. Afterward, they work in small groups to classify different figures based on...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Definition of Translation and Three Basic Properties
Uncover the properties of translations through this exploratory instructional activity. Learners apply vectors to describe and verify transformations in the second installment of a series of 18. It provides multiple opportunities to...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
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
An Introduction to Transformations
Use geometry to transform learning! This introduction to transformations has pupils use patty paper and rubber bands to create rotations, reflections, translations, and dilations. Individuals learn the vocabulary and notation related to...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed