# Transformation Webquest

```NAME _______________________________________ DATE ______________ PERIOD _______
Transformation Webquest:
Directions: Read the directions and visit each website.
Write the required information on this paper.
Once you complete the webquest, turn your paper in.
Any questions not completed by the end of class need to be completed at home for
homework. You must work on this project until you complete it or until the bell rings.
1. Visit the online math dictionary at
http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html
Write the definition for the following terms:
a) Transformation (use the arrows under the fish to make the fish transform)
b) Translation
c) Reflection
d) Symmetry
Write down 2 facts about reflections. Try the reflection activity
Write down 2 facts about translations. Try the translation activity
Write down 2 facts about rotations. Try the rotation activity
5. Visit the Transformation site at
http://staff.argyll.epsb.ca/jreed/math9/strand3/transformations.htm
Click on each of the buttons – to practice translation, rotation, and reflection
IF YOU HAVE TIME . . .
6. Visit the website Symmetry Game at
http://www.innovationslearning.co.uk/subjects/maths/activities/year3/symmetry/s
hape_ game.asp
Click on shape facts. Then watch the shape fold to learn about the lines of symmetry
for each shape.
7. Play the transformation game at
http://www.kidsmathgamesonline.com/geometry/transformation.html
8. Alphabet Geometry
1. a) Watch the video of a reflection (flip)
http://www.misterteacher.com/abc.html
Draw 1 picture of a the before and after of the letter
2. b) Watch the video of a translation (slide)
http://www.misterteacher.com/translation.html#definition
Draw 1 picture of a the before and after of the letter
3. c) Watch the 2 videos of rotations at
http://www.misterteacher.com/rotations.html Draw 1 picture of a the before and
after of the letter
4. d) Watch the horizontal and vertical flip of the letter N at
http://www.misterteacher.com/alphabetgeometry/reflection.html Draw a
picture of a horizontal flip and a vertical flip.
10. Play 9 holes of Transformation Golf at
http://www.mathsonline.co.uk/nonmembers/gamesroom/transform/golftrans.html
Write down your score for 9 holes.
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