Rigid Transformations Introductory Discovery Activities

Rigid Transformations Introductory Discovery Activities
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  1. In this hands-on introduction to geometric translations, students will cut out a figure and PHYSICALLY SLIDE it a given number of units on a coordinate plane. They will then record the coordinates in a table and look for the effects each translation has made. They will be asked to summarize what the
  2. Introduce reflections to your students with this inquiry activity. Students will reflect 4 different figures across the x-axis or y-axis and record the coordinates of the reflected image in a table. They are then asked to notice the effects of the coordinates when the figure is reflected across a pa
  3. This is a great, hands-on way to introduce students to geometric rotations! Students will PHYSICALLY TURN a coordinate plane using a "rotations mat" and then record the new coordinates of a figure using an activity sheet with tables. They will use what they record to determine the effects the transf
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Have your students discover the effects of translations, rotations, and reflections on two-dimensional figures using coordinates with these introductory activities! Students will perform the rigid transformations and record the coordinates. They will then be asked to notice what happens to the coordinates when the given transformation occurs. Hands-on activities are included for translations and rotations! These simple activities are highly engaging and have students learning transformation rules through inquiry.

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