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Transformations  Dilation

Transformations (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Dynamically interact with and see the result of a dilation transformation.
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Transformations  Reflection

Reflections (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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With this virtual manipulative you can create objects with pattern block pieces and explore reflections as transformations of the plane.
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Transformations  Rotation

Rotations (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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Dynamically interact with and see the result of a rotation transformation.
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Transformations  Translation

Translations (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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Dynamically interact with and see the result of a translation transformation.
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Transformations on the Coordin...

Transformations (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
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Practice transformations (reflection, rotation, and translation). Then try your hand at the game  figure out how to transform the shape to match the target shape. Reflections are over the x and y...
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TransmoGrapher

Transformations (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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This applet allows the user to explore the world of transformations, reflections, and rotations. It allows the user to translate triangles, squares, and parallelograms on both the x and yaxes.
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Transmographer 2

Transformations (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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Students explore the world of translations, reflections, and rotations in the Cartesian coordinate system by transforming polygons on a coordinate plane.
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Triangle Classification

Triangles (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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An interactive Java Illustration for classification of triangles. The types displayed are scalene, acute, obtuse, right, isosceles, and equilateral.
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Triominoes

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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Manipulate the puzzle pieces and find multiple solutions.
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Turtle Geometry

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Move and turn a turtle.
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Types of Triangles

Triangles (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This JavaSketchpad applet accompanies the tPoW, Types of Triangles. Students are able to drag and manipulate four triangles and by noticing what happens they classify the triangles as either scalene, ...
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Understanding Ratios of Areas ...

Similarity (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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Users are given an opportunity to explore an interesting quantitative relationship between the area of a polygon and the area of an inscribed figure formed by joining the midpoints of the adjacent sid...
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Virtual Paper Cut and Fold

Symmetry (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Learn how to make snowflake patterns and create a fivepointed star. The interactive site offers both a Flash tool and a faster, more fullyfeatured Java applet that allows you to save the snowflakes ...
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Visualizing Transformations

Transformations (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
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The user can choose a transformation and apply it to a shape to observe the resulting image.
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Area of a Circle Calculator

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
JavaScript 
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This is a calculator for area of a circle, which allows students to enter the radius or diameter. It then shows the solution steps to solve the entered problem.
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Origami Construction

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Follow these stepbystep instructions to construct a mathematically correct regular pentagon by folding a sheet of paper.
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Pentomino puzzles

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Rotate pentominoes to tile an 8×8 grid. This JavaScriptpowered online puzzle lets you select from a variety of decorative patterns and graphic designs.
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Similar Figures

Similarity (Math 5) 
JavaScript 
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The user learns what similar figures are and how to determine if two figures are similar. After viewing examples, users can interactively practice determining the length of the missing side of two sim...
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Turtle Pond

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
Shockwave 
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Students enter a sequence of commands to help the turtle get to the pond. The turtle will then move along a path according to their instructions.
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Funhouse Mirrors

Symmetry (Math 5)+ 
Sketchpad 
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A Geometer's Sketchpad tool for constructing distorted images that can be viewed undistorted with a cylindrical mirror. The file contains tabbed pages with several images, a grid for students to draw...
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Ghost Paths

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
Sketchpad 
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Students move two ghost characters (Doug and Linda) around the screen to explore geometric concepts. Students discover connections between the ghosts' constructed paths by comparing them and looking f...
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Lulu, Sketchpad version

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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Students interact with a firstquadrant coordinate system, learning how to specify points though their coordinates and to describe horizontal and vertical motion on the grid.
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Making a Kaleidoscope

Reflections (Math 5)+ 
Sketchpad 
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In this activity, students create their own Sketchpad kaleidoscopes. In the process, they learn about rotation and reflection, as well as gaining some skill using Sketchpad's transformation features.
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RooBooGoo

Symmetry (Math 5)+ 
Sketchpad 
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The idea of this activity is to introduce students to some of the basic transformational behaviors. The emphasis is less on properties than on relationships between objects that have been reflected, r...
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Similarity

Similarity (Math 5) 
Sketchpad 
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This activity introduces students to the important ideas of similarity and congruence. Students create their own resizeable logos, which they then use to construct similar shapes. Students can contin...
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