# Geometric Translation Teacher Resources

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#### Horizontal Translations or Phase Shifts: Sine

Shift a trigonometric function and find its new equation. Pupils translate a sine function on a graph. The scholars determine the equation of the function that represents the translated graph and observe the connection between a...

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#### Horizontal Translations or Phase Shifts: Horizontal Translations

Find out what causes a function to slide. Pupils move a function along the x-axis and see the resulting change in its equation. Scholars determine the effects that the translation has on the intercepts, domain, and range of the function.

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#### Vertical Translations: Translating a Square Root Function

How does the equation of a function reflect translations? Scholars manipulate the starting point of the parent square root function before determining the new equations that result from the translations. Class members also determine the...

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#### Horizontal Translations or Phase Shifts: Horizontal and Vertical Translations

It is all about the shift. Pupils translate the graph of a cubic function to different marked locations on the plane and determine the new equation that represents the shifts. The activity is designed to encourage individuals begin to...

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#### Translation of Vectors and Slope: Identical Vectors

Translate vectors to find equivalent ones. An interactive shows 10 randomly displayed vectors. Pupils grab the vectors and move them to group them with similar vectors in magnitude and direction. Scholars find the groups of vectors that...

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#### Connecting Algebra and Geometry

Connect algebra and geometry on the coordinate plane. The eighth unit in a nine-part integrated course has pupils develop the distance formula from the Pythagorean Theorem. Scholars prove geometric theorems using coordinates including...

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#### Use Coordinate Geometry to Represent and/or Solve Problems

A geometry video explains how to solve for midpoint, length of a line, and use the Pythagorean Theorem. It includes multiple guided practice problems for all three equations.

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#### Geometry Jeopardy!

A list of instructions for this exciting Geometry Jeopardy game is included on slide 2. There are a total of 25 clues and 5 categories, including: solids, triangles, lines, angles, and grab bag. Tip: Play this Jeopardy game with your...

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#### How Do You Use a Graph to Translate a Figure Horizontally?

Transformations. Learn a little bit of geometry. See how to translate a geometric figure on a coordinate plane horizontally by sliding it over. Simply pick a point on the figure and count the units you want to move it. Then repeat that...

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#### How Do You Use a Graph to Translate a Figure Vertically?

Transformations. Learn a little bit of geometry. See how to translate a geometric figure on a coordinate plane vertically by sliding it over. Simply pick a point on the figure and count the units you want to move it. Then repeat that for...

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#### How Do You Use a Graph to Translate a Figure Horizontally?

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#### How Do You Use a Graph to Translate a Figure Vertically?

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#### What is a Translation?

A translation means moving a figure to another location by sliding it. The figure, called the image, maintains its size and shape. You can move the image horizontally, vertically, or a combination of both.

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#### End-of-Module Assessment Task - Geometry (module 1)

Have you hit a wall when trying to create performance task questions? Several open-ended response questions require a deep level of thinking. Topics include triangle congruence, quadrilaterals, special segments, constructions, and...

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#### Graphic Art Contest

Creativity is endless when your mathematicians take a simple image and use transformations to create their own poster inspired by geometry. While certain rotations and reflections are required, learners will be able to create ten new...

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#### Verifying Triangles are Congruent

Here the focus is on triangle congruence. Through an activity that requires investigation, questioning, and working together, geometers learn to identify corresponding parts of triangles to determine if the triangles are congruent....

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#### Translations, Reflections and Rotations

Fifth graders use the Internet to learn about translations, reflections and rotations. Students access the Transmographer program on the Internet, where they practice what they have learned. Students also complete a worksheet.

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#### Geometry: Tessellations

Students create tessellations with computer software while applying their knowledge of reflections, rotations, and translations.

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#### Congruent Rectangles

Very simply, geometers examine a pair of rectangles on graph paper and find a translation and rotation to demonstrate their congruence. A couple of questions follow to stimulate critical thinking about other possibilities.

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#### High School Mathematics Geometry Vocabulary Word Wall Cards

Having a good working knowledge of math vocabulary is especially important for geometry learners. Here are 119 pages worth of wonderfully constructed definitions, constructions, formulas, properties, theorems, and postulates. This is a...

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#### Absolute Value Graphing and Translations

Young mathematicians explore how to graph absolute value equations and how these equations can be translated vertically and horizontally. They also use coordinate geometry to locate objects in both two and three dimensions.

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#### How Do You Use Coordinates to Translate a Figure Horizontally?

There are many ways to transform a figure on a coordinate plane. This problem requires the movement to be four units horizontally to the right. Using the original coordinate pairs, a positive 4 can be added to each x-value to get the new...

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#### How Do You Translate a Polynomial Function Vertically?

Want to move a graphed function up or down? This is called a function translation. This video looks at translating a cubic function up three units. It considers the function in standard form, the graph of the function, and a table of...

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#### Geometry Pad+

Graphing paper, pencil, ruler, protractor, and compass, all get replaced or supplemented with this dynamic geometry application. Here, you can create, move, and scale many different shapes, as well as, explore and change their properties...