GEOMETRIC PATTERN VIDEO INSTRUCTION
“Geometric Patterns” is mathematics/geometry game that deepens the understanding of different geometric transformations.
Geometric transformations: Central symmetry; Reflection; Rotation; Translation; Dilation
Teams are given a picture card; they have to recognize and explain the depicted geometric transformation they see. They must recreate these transformations by using the symbol cards they have. The first team who does that scores victory points. There are Simple and Advanced gameplay options. In the Simple game, teams should find only one geometric transformation on picture card and form their transformation pattern using 2 small symbol cards. In Advanced level, teams should find all the possible geometric transformations on a picture card and form their transformation pattern.
Students learn to discern and recognize geometric transformations as well as use them to create different geometric patterns.
Cooperation in a team
30 - 45 minutes
Number of players
The whole class
To introduce the subject before teaching geometric transformations
For review, after teaching geometric transformations
What is included?
Game board, 5 cards with different types of geometric transformations, 20 picture cards for the simple game, 20 picture cards for the advanced game, small cards of 6 types with symbols for building transformation pattern
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