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The dilation of a line segment is longer or shorter in the ratio given by the scale factor.

 
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Perspective Art Project

8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Equations in two Variables
8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Equations in two Variables
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This project is fun, fun, fun for students and also so educational on a middle school and high school level connecting dilations, similar figures, and 3-D art!

 
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Dilations on the Coordinate Plane, Center (0, 0)

Geometry » Unit: Similarity in Triangles
Geometry » Unit: Similarity in Triangles
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students dilate objects on the coordinate plane and identify the scale factor of dilations that take a pre-image to an image.

 
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Dilations on the Coordinate Plane, Center (h, k)

Geometry » Unit: Similarity in Triangles
Geometry » Unit: Similarity in Triangles
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will practice performing and describing dilations with centers other than (0, 0) and scale factors greater than one or between zero and one.

 
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Dilation Tasks

Geometry » Unit: Similarity
Geometry » Unit: Similarity
Anthony Carruthers
Pasadena, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Taking dilations to task. In this lesson, students will demonstrate their mastery of dilations by tackling challenging problems and tasks.

 
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dilationtask
   

Making Connections Between Art Project and Dilations Day 1 of 3

8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Equations in two Variables
8th Grade Math » Unit: Linear Equations in two Variables
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson will really help your students connect the dots between the perspective art project and the math of performing dilations on the coordinate plane using similar triangles.

 
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