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Rotations in the Plane

Rotations (Math 7) 
Cabri Jr. 
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A rotation around a point is one of three types of rigid transformations. It is a transformation that turns a figure a certain number of degrees about a certain point. This activity explores the prope...
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Tessellation Creator

Rotations (Math 7) 
Computer 
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A tessellation is a repeating pattern of polygons that covers a plane with no gaps or overlaps. What kind of tessellations can you make out of regular polygons?
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Alphabet Geometry

Rotations (Math 7) 
Flash 
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Being able to visualize the movement of a shape is very important. The Flash movies on this webpage show a letter, or a polygon (after all, block letters are really just polygons), in their origina...
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Rotational Symmetry

Rotations (Math 7) 
Flash 
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This tool will introduce students to the order of rotational symmetry, and provides examples to test understanding.
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Angle Game for Kids

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Users follow the instructions and try to squirt a number of different objects on the screen. They are asked to determine how far to rotate the water hose to hit their targets.
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Composing Transformations

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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The users are challenged to compose equivalent transformations in two different ways.
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Describing Rotations

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Students will think about how to describe rotations of a figure and then have the opportunity to investigate the effect of rotations through different angles and on different shapes.
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Finding What Doesn't Change

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Students will predict the effect of a rotation through a given angle and even the effect of two or more rotations performed one after the other and find angles that leave a figure unchanged.
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Geometric Transformations

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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These guided, interactive activities use figures, interactive diagrams, pattern blocks, geoboards, graphs, programmable turtles, and coordinate systems to help students learn what it means to perform ...
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Geometric Transformations

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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These guided, interactive activities use figures, interactive diagrams, pattern blocks, geoboards, graphs, programmable turtles, and coordinate systems to help students learn what it means to perform ...
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Identifying Unknown Transforma...

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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The user is challenged to identify the transformation that has been used.
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Java Kali

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Kali is a program that lets you draw symmetrical patterns based on any of the 17 wallpaper groups, as well as several frieze and rosette groups.
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Relating Rotations to Symmetry

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Students will investigate the relationship between rotations and the symmetry they recognize in a figure or a design in this activity.
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Transformations  Rotation

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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With this virtual manipulative you can create objects with pattern block pieces and explore rotations (turns) as transformations of the plane.
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Transformations on the Coordin...

Rotations (Math 7) 
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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Translations, Reflections, and...

Rotations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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An introduction to transformations.
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Visualizing Transformations

Rotations (Math 7) 
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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Wallpaper

Rotations (Math 7) 
PowerPoint 
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This PowerPoint file displays questions about symmetry; answers guide the user to one of 17 symmetry classifications for tessellations or wallpaper patterns. Support materials include handson tessel...
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Reflection and Rotation Symmet...

Rotations (Math 7) 
Sketchpad 
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Students test a variety of figures for symmetry by actually constructing reflections and rotations. The link to the tool itself is to a zip file that contains both the sketch and a pdf file of the...
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Reflection and Rotation Symmet...

Rotations (Math 7) 
Sketchpad 
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Students test a variety of figures for symmetry by actually constructing reflections and rotations. The link to the tool itself is to a zip file that contains both the activity in pdf format and t...
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Transformations

Rotations (Math 7) 
Sketchpad 
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Investigate reflections, translations, glide reflections, dilations, rotations of 90, 180, 270 or any degree, and composition of reflections. Animations included on several pages. Usable at various ...
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Transformations

Rotations (Math 7) 
Sketchpad 
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Investigate reflections, translations, glide reflections, dilations, rotations of 90, 180, 270 or any degree, and composition of reflections. Animations included on several pages. Usable at various ...
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KaleidoPaint

Rotations (Math 7) 
iPad 
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As you draw, KaleidoPaint mirrors your brushstrokes to create a beautiful infinitely repeating design. Features: 
MindTweak

Rotations (Math 7) 
iPad 
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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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Shmuzzles

Rotations (Math 7) 
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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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