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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 2. Read about reflections at http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/reflection.html Write down 2 facts about reflections. Try the reflection activity 3. Read about translations at http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/translation.html Write down 2 facts about translations. Try the translation activity 4. Read about rotations at http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/rotation.html 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.