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.
- 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.
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