CCSS

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8.G.A.3

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Reflection and Symmetry: Da Vinci's Mirror Writing

In this module explore reflection and symmetry in the context of Leonardo Da Vinci's mirror writing. Many of Da Vinci's handwritten notes were written in reverse script that could only be read correctly in a mirror. This provides an opportunity to explore geometric reflections, but also the symmetric properties of certain letters of the alphabet.

The module begins by looking at reflections and axes of reflection. Through this exploration students come to recognize that some letters, in spite of a reflection, are unchanged. This creates an opportunity to explore vertical and horizontal line symmetry.

Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Transformations

In this program we look at applications of transformations. We do this in the context of three real-world applications. In the first, we look at translations and rotations in the context of roller coaster rides. In the second example we look at translations in three-dimensional space in the context of cargo ships. In the third example, we look at the design of observatories to look at rotations, reflections, and symmetry.

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Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Transformations, Segment 1: Translations and Rotations.

Roller coasters provide an ideal opportunity to explore translations and rotations. Displacement vectors are also introduced.

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Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Transformations, Segment 2: 3D Translations.

Cargo ships transport tons of merchandise from one country to another and accounts for most of the global economy. Loading and unloading these ships requires a great deal of organization and provides an ideal example of three-dimensional translations.

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Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Transformations, Segment 3: Rotations, Reflections, and Symmetry.

The Gemini telescope in Hawaii is an example of architecture that moves. All observatories rotate in order to follow objects in the sky. This also provides an opportunity to explore rotations, reflections, and symmetry.

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Cartesian Coordinate System

This is a collection of definitions related to coordinate systems and related topics. This includes general definitions for coordinate systems, as well as examples of specific coordinate systems and properties of those systems.

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Cartesian Coordinates

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Circular Grid

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Complex Coordinate System

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Coordinate Dilations

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Coordinate Transformations

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Coordinates

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Distance Formula

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Horizontal Axis

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Logarithmic Scales

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Midpoint Formula

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--One-Dimensional Coordinate Systems

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Ordered Pair

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Ordered Pair

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Origin

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Polar Coordinate System

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Polar Coordinates

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Quadrants

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Radial Grid

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Definition--Coordinate Systems--Rectangular Coordinate Systems

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