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Author:David A. Reid
Description: A transformation is a one-to-one mapping on a set of points. The most common transformations map the points of the plane onto themselves, in a way which keeps all lengths the same. These transformations are called isometries. Another common sort of transformation that does not preserve lengths is dilatation. There are four isometries in the plane: translations, rotations, reflections, and glide reflections. These resources were designed for a standards-based project covering the Transformational Geometry units in Newfoundland's grade 9 and 10 curricula, and Unit 3 of the Standards' Core Curriculum for Year 2.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Transformational Geometry, Symmetry/Tessellations, Art
Math Ed Topics: Interdisciplinary/Thematic Studies

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