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VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Transformations, Segment 3: Rotations, Reflections, and Symmetry

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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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.G.A.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.1.A, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.1.B, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.1.C, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.CO.A.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.3
Duration 9.58 minutes
Grade Range 4 - 8
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Transformations
        • Applications of Transformations
        • Definition of Transformations
Copyright Year 2010
Keywords geometry, transformations, applications of transformations, Gemini telescope, rotation, reflection, symmetry