**"Transformations"**

## Grades 4 to 9 COMMAND THE ROBOT 1

*By toni On 20 November, 2017 · Leave a Comment*

What do you know about robots? What are drones? Are driver-less cars actually robots? What do you think about robots that move around warehouses to pick up and carry loads from place to place, about robots that mow lawns and clean floors and about robots that control complicated machinery in factories?

## Grades 9 and 10 Pentapattern

*By toni On 12 October, 2017 · Leave a Comment*

What do you notice about this diagram.

Draw the diagram accurately starting with a regular pentagon.

Find all the angles in the diagram.

Label 4 sets of congruent triangles. Which triangles are similar?

Describe the symmetries of the shape (that is the transformations that map the shape onto itself).

Describe the symmetries […]

## Grade 9 or 10 – Enlargement

*By toni On 31 October, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

Make enlargements of the coloured shapes by fitting together four identical smaller shapes.

How much longer are the edges (the linear scale factor of the enlargement)?

How much bigger is the area (the area scale factor of the enlargement)?

Now look at the illustration of the 3-dimensional solids. One is […]

## Grade 8 to 12 Mirror Mirror

*By toni On 28 October, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

## Grades 7 to 12 Transformation Art

*By toni On 27 August, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

The wall painting on the house in this photo shows geometric transformations.

Assuming that the parts of the design that look the same are identical and that they only appear different because of the perspective in the photo, describe in detail all the transformations and symmetries that you see in the different […]

## Grade 5 and 6 – Matches

*By toni On 18 January, 2012 · Leave a Comment*

Sixteen matches are arranged in the pattern shown.

How many triangles can you see in this pattern?

What symmetries do you see in the pattern?

The triangles are all equilateral. What transformations map the blue triangle to the other triangles P, Q, R, …?

Can you produce a pattern with […]

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