Students practice drawing tessellations by hand, create translational tessellations using Geometer's Sketchpad, create rotational tessellations using Sketchpad, and create works of art using tessellations.
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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
Transformations in the Coordinate Plane
Your learners connect the new concepts of transformations in the coordinate plane to their previous knowledge using the solid vocabulary development in this unit. Like a foreign language, mathematics has its own set of vocabulary terms...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Properties of Similarity Transformations
You can explain it, but can you do it? After learners view a sequence of transformations, the next logical step is creating the transformation. Challenge your classes to construct a composition of transformations and verify the...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed