In this Transformation Mystery Trip activity, students must translate, reflect, and rotate their location to figure out their final mystery destination. Students begin in Des Moines, Iowa and perform a series of transformations that leads them to one of the following six final destinations.
(A) Death Valley National Park
(B) The Masters Golf Tournament
(C) Abe Lincoln Library
(D) Pro Football Hall of Fame
(E) Liberty Bell
(F) Colorado Hiking Trip
This product includes the following:
1. Transformation Mystery Trip Map (with grid lines)
2. Six different sets of instructions for students to follow, leading them to one of the six mystery destinations
3. Answer key for each of the six sets of instructions
4. Teacher instructions and tips
To help differentiate, the first three sets of instructions only include translations and reflections. The final three sets of instructions include translations, reflections, and rotations.
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