Thanks. We actually broke that up in to
5 separate lessons with examples, if
that would work better for you than the
overview. Let me know and I can post
them.

I really like your overview of
transformations. I'll be teaching it to
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Christmas break. I'd like to use your
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lesson. Really good job. (Southaven, MS)

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To transform something is to change it. In geometry, there are specific ways to describe how a figure is changed. The transformations you will learn about include:
Translation
Rotation
Reflection
Dilation

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A translation "slides" an object a fixed distance in a given direction. The original object and its translation have the same shape and size, and they face in the same direction.
Translations are SLIDES.

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Let's examine some translations related to coordinate geometry.
The example shows how each vertex moves the same distance in the same direction.

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In this example, the "slide" moves the figure7 units to the left and 3 units down.

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A rotation is a transformation that turns a figure about a fixed point called the center of rotation. An object and its rotation are the same shape and size, but the figures may be turned in different directions.

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The concept of rotations can be seen in wallpaper designs, fabrics, and art work.

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This rotation is 90 degrees counterclockwise.

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A reflection can be seen in water, in a mirror, in glass, or in a shiny surface. An object and its reflection have the same shape and size, but the figures face in opposite directions. In a mirror, for example, right and left are switched.

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The line (where a mirror may be placed) is called the line of reflection. The distance from a point to the line of reflection is the same as the distance from the point's image to the line of reflection.
A reflection can be thought of as a "flipping" of an object over the line of reflection.

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A dilation is a transformation that produces an image that is the same shape as the original, but is a different size.
A dilation used to create an image larger than the original is called an enlargement. A dilation used to create an image smaller than the original is called a reduction.

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Dilations always involve a change in size. Notice how EVERY coordinate of the original triangle has been multiplied by the scale factor (x2).

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REVIEW: Answer each question……………………….. Does this picture show a translation, rotation, dilation, or reflection? Rotation

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Does this picture show a translation, rotation, dilation, or reflection? Dilation

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Does this picture show a translation, rotation, dilation, or reflection? (Line) Reflection

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Which of the following lettered figures are translations of theshape of the purple arrow? Name ALL that apply. Letters a, c, and e are translations of the purple arrow.

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Has each picture been rotated in a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction? The birds were rotated clockwise and the fish counterclockwise.

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Basically, a tessellation is a way to tile a floor (that goes on forever) with shapes so that there is no overlapping and no gaps.

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Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher (1898-1972) is known for his creative use of tessellations in his work. What transformations can you see in this picture? The birds and fish have been translated here.

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What transformations can you see in this Escher print? Some birds have been translated and some have been rotated.

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Can you name examples in real life of each transformation? Translation
Rotation
Reflection
Dilation

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Check out these sites:
http://www.farraguttn.com/fhs/math/nctm/index.htm
http://www.mathsnet.net/transformations/index.html
http://www.mcescher.com/

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