Quilting Bee (Symmetry)

Participate in an old-fashioned quilting bee and create a colorful, symmetrical quilt. Quilts can be created with a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal line of symmetry. Quilts can be folded to look for reflections, or rotated to test for rotational symmetry.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Recognize two types of symmetry: line symmetry and rotational symmetry.
  • Identify the types of symmetry that apply to a particular image.
  • Draw the lines of symmetry for an image.
  • State whether an image has twofold or fourfold rotational symmetry.
  • Create images that demonstrate types of symmetry.
VOCABULARY:
  • line of symmetry, line symmetry, quilt, reflection, rotational symmetry, symmetry

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