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Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Oh, if only Sir Isaac and Bernoulli could see us now. Even Orville and Wilbur would be amazed by what engineers have designed using their ideas. Next generation engineers put these principles to use as they use what they learn about...

EngageNY Algebra I Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Algebra 1 curriculum set is designed to help scholars develop fluency in writing, interpreting, and solving linear equations, The 30 lessons in Module 1 are divided into four topics: An Introduction to Functions, the Structure of...
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The Science of Symmetry

For Students 6th - 11th
No matter which way you slice it, the definition of symmetry might not be clear. The narrator of the video reflects on its true meaning as shapes, plants, and animals dance onstage for a captivated cartoon audience. Your class will be...
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Finding the Line of Symmetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Can you find the line of symmetry? That's what your students will demonstrate by completing this worksheet. The task gets increasingly difficult as shapes are included that have one line of symmetry, no lines of symmetry, and multiple...
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A World of Symmetry: Math-Geometry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Define and identify the three basic forms of symmetry translation, rotation, and glides with your class. They cut out and arrange paper pattern blocks to illustrate symmetry, create a Cartesian graph, and design a rug with a symmetrical...
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Butterfly Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the art of symmetry. They create beautiful butterflies that are the same on both sides, symmetrical. As they are working small groups rotate to the computer station to look up and paste symmetrical images to a word...
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Symmetry in Relief

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore radial symmetry.  In this 3 dimensional art and geometry lesson, students identify examples of radial symmetry in everyday objects. Students create an imprint using radial symmetry on clay tiles.
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Design a Flying Machine

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Wrap up the unit in one final design. Pairs use their knowledge of aviation to design new flying machines and record how their designs take into consideration the forces that act upon airplanes. The pupils determine whether their designs...
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Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians investigate the use of symmetry in graphic design. After first learning about reflection, translational, and rotational symmetry, children use this new knowledge to identify symmetry in letters of the alphabet and...
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For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Eleven problems provide pupils the opportunity to find the lines of symmetry or identify rotational symmetry. Scholars alter designs to make them symmetrical, learn to recognize signs that are symmetrical, and identify the type of...
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Minimal Animals

For Teachers K - 8th
Have fun creating imaginary creatures with this symmetry lesson plan! Your class will paint one half of their imaginary creature, fold their paper in half, which will result in a symmetrical figure. What a great art project to combine...
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Understanding Symmetry Through Visual Art

For Teachers 5th
Have you noticed how math and art are often intertwined? Study how artists create balance and order in their designs and artworks. They complete a radial design project and study examples of symmetry and examples of fractions or...
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Understanding Symmetry Through Visual Art

For Teachers 4th
Have your class explore symmetry, radial balance and fractional parts in natural and man-made objects in their environment. Learners list examples and identify symmetrical and asymmetrical designs. Pupils are given a box of crayons and...
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Radial Symmetry

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss radial symmetry in art. In this art lesson, 6th graders observe various items that show radial symmetry and discuss this in many cultures. Students experiment with scrap copper pieces at creating radial symmetry in...
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Interpreting Lao Design: Painting

For Teachers K - 8th
Students examine Lao art techniques and practice replication and modification of Lao designs. Maintaining a symmetrical image, they embellish designs with imagery and background color. They discuss the students' works and note the...
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Symmetry - Practice 15.3

For Students 5th - 9th
Practice identifying lines of symmetry in various figures with this worksheet. Learners explore symmetry by tracing 6 different figures and identifying the lines of symmetry in each one. Next, they trace 3 additional figures and complete...
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Lao Design: Mask making

For Teachers K - 4th
Students examine the concept of symmetry in Lao art and apply it to their own works. They construct full-face masks by copying the stencils onto colored paper. Students apply creative touches by painting and drawing on their assembled...
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Lao Design: Lotus Flower Constructions

For Teachers K - 4th
Students create lotus flowers in 3-D designs applying Lao art techniques. Following a teacher demonstration, they assemble their own lotus flower candleholders and the teacher arranges a group flotation in a body of water. Students...
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Rotational Hex Designs

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learn about the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art, Rotational Hex Design. This image-rich presentation provides a comprehensive description of the origin and meaning behind these interesting totems. Instructions to create these symmetrical...
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For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Get learners' minds rotating and reflecting while looking for symmetry. Pupils investigate figures to determine the number of lines of symmetry and if the figure has rotational symmetry. Classmates work together in groups to find out the...
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Digital Foundations: Introduction to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Cloud, Revised Edition

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How can Adobe Creative Cloud enhance digital art and media design? Readers explore just that with the Digital Foundations eBook. They learn how to source images and how to create symmetry and asymmetry in their digital designs. They also...
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For Teachers 3rd
Third graders find symmetry in nature. In this symmetry lesson, 3rd graders discover that symmetry is in nature and our everyday world. Students examine the alphabet for symmetrical letters then create their own artwork showing symmetry.
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Tour + Workshop = DESIGN: Shape

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Ask elementary students to explore shapes in everyday objects. They will discuss the elements of design and describe the shapes they see in visual images. Students will then design and "build" a new 3D shape. Finally they will show and...
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Design a Colonial Garden

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore botany by completing an art design activity in class. In this gardening history lesson, students identify the plants and crops utilized in the Colonial era for both food and medicine. Students utilize geometry to create...