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Geometry Activities for Middle...

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
Sketchpad 
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These activities provide students with the opportunity to explore geometric concepts such as symmetry, transformations, and even fractal geometry in a way no other teaching tool can. The dynamic ca...
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Geometry Toolkit

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
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Use the discovery approach to mathematics while your students explore six different simulated geometry environments. Builtin lessons provide individualized support allowing students to progress while...
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GeomeTree

Geometry in the plane (Math 5)+ 
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GeomeTree enables the manipulation of geometric trees with 2 to 7 branches via multitouch gestures. Change angle between branches and change common ratio. Selectable themes draw trees with un...
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HandsOn Math Attribute Blocks

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
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HandsOn Math Attribute Blocks provides an interactive learning environment for learning and enhancing mathematical concepts related to set theory, geometry, number theory, and logical thinking. Attri...
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HandsOn Math: Geoboard

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
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Our Geoboard helps students visualize shapes which can lead to a better understanding of geometry. Use the Handson Math Geoboard to have students draw and analyze figures. Using simple gestures color...
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HandsOn Math: Interactive Col...

Symmetry (Math 5) 
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HandsOn Math: Interactive Color Tiles provides students with an openended tool for exploring fundamental math concepts. The use of a Color Tiles is a way to give students insight into a variety o...
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HandsOn Math: Line Design

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
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HandsOn Math LineDesign is an interactive learning environment where students can explore and discover the fundamental ideas of geometry. Encourage students to explore, discuss their findings and use...
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MindTweak

Symmetry (Math 5)+ 
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MindTweak is like taking your brain to the gym for a visual thinking workout. Visual thinking refers to the skills involved in reading, interpreting, comprehending, comparing, analyzing, synthesizing ...
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PolygonFlux

Geometry in the plane (Math 5)+ 
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PolygonFlux lets you experience the flow of energy inside a polygon. In simplest terms, it traces the path of a point bouncing around inside a polygon of your choice, generating a pretty pattern.
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PolygonTrix

Geometry in the plane (Math 5)+ 
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Every school child has played with a pool ball on a rectangular table or a carom puck on a square board. What would change if the table were a triangle or a pentagon? PolygonTrix is a game that s...
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Shmuzzles

Symmetry (Math 5)+ 
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Assemble mosaics using tessellating Shmuzzle shapes in four colors. To locate the solid color Shmuzzle puzzle pieces, select "Creative Shmuzzling," and then "New Shmuzzle Creation." To rotate the puzz...
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TanZen

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
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Choose one of 500 puzzles to solve, and try to fit all seven game pieces within the shaded puzzle area without overlapping. TanZen will recognize when the puzzle is finished. Compatible with iPhone, ...
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A Fractals Unit for Elementary...

Fractals (Math 5) 
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A teaching unit on fractals for students and teachers in grades 4 to 8, that adults are free to enjoy, designed to introduce students to fractals and the underlying mathematics. It focuses on fractals...
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Instant Solution of a Maze

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
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A quick way to find solutions to complicated mazes. The author writes: "While doing a maze activity with a group of elementary school homeschoolers, I started exploring mazes as systems of walls rathe...
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Using Kali

Symmetry (Math 5) 
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An exercise (in English and Spanish) in using an interactive 2D Euclidean symmetry pattern editor. This activity was originally written as one of the stations in Frisbie Middle School's Multicultural ...
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Exploring Tessellations

Tessellations (Math 5) 
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Although it could be argued that the best way for students to explore tessellations is by using pattern blocks, the virtual pattern blocks in this NLVM applet will engage your students, too. In this a...
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Fractals: Koch Snowflake

Fractals (Math 5) 
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This activity shows how to make the Koch Snowflake fractal handson, stepbystep by using triangle grid paper which is provided.
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Fractals: Sierpinski Triangle

Fractals (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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This activity shows how to make a Sierpinski Triangle handson, stepbystep by using triangle grid paper which is provided.
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Regular Tessellations

Symmetry (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students understand why equilateral triangles, squares, and regular hexagons tessellate regularly in the Euclidean plane.
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Types of Triangles

Triangles (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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This activity is available in Word, PDF, or HTML format and at two different levels (an introduction to types of triangles, and a more advanced version). Students use a GSP sketch or interactive web ...
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Exploring Tessellations (Homew...

Tessellations (Math 5) 
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This worksheet follows up on the classwork activity. (see link below in Resource Connections)
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Area of an Equilateral Triangl...

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
TI73 Explorer 
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Stepbystep directions on how to use the GeoBoard App to construct objects of various sizes on circular or square boards.
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Graphing and the Coordinate Pl...

Geometry in the plane (Math 5) 
Calculator 
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This lesson is designed to introduce students to graphing ordered pairs of numbers on the coordinate plane.
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Investigating Tessellations Us...

Symmetry (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students create tessellations using triangles, squares, trapezoids, hexagons, and parallelograms.
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Regular Tessellations

Symmetry (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
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A middle school lesson to help students understand why equilateral triangles, squares, and regular hexagons tessellate regularly in the Euclidean plane. In addition to alignment to NCTM Standards and ...
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