Shapes And Designs
MMS Math Essentials & Vocabulary
Homework Help  MultipleChoice Skills Practice  
Active Math Online  Did You Know? 
 Hooda Geometry Games
 Worsley School Scale Factors
 Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Geoboard – Use geoboards to illustrate area, perimeter, and rational number concepts. Geoboard  Circular – Use circular geoboards to illustrate angles and degrees. Geoboard  Coordinate – Rectangular geoboard with x and y coordinates. Geoboard  Isometric – Use geoboard to illustrate threedimensional shapes.

 Baseball Geometry Activity
Practice identifying types of triangles: obtuse, right, isoleses and equilateral. Learn how to find the area of a triange and use the Pythagoran Theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse.
Identify different polygons. Learn to find the perimeter of a rectangle and the area of a rectangle.
 Lines of Symmetry
 Transformation: Rotation, Translation, and Reflection
 Identify Polygons
 Polygons
 Calculate Perimeters
 Area of Rectangles
Circle: find the circumference and the area.
Review what you've learned about geometry
Angles and Lines
 Worsley School Parallel Lines
 BBC Bitesize Angles, Intersecting and Parallel Lines
 National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

 Line Plotter – Practice drawing lines through a given point having a specified slope.

Polygons
 AAAMath Geometry
 Worsley School Polygons, Polygon External Angles
 BBC Bitesize Polygons, Circles
 Cool Math: Geometry and Math Art
 National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
 Congruent Triangles – Build similar triangles by combining sides and angles.
Area and Perimeter
 AAAMath Geometry
 Worsley School Surface Area of Prisms
 Worsley School Surface Area and Volume
 Shodor Interactive Area Tool
 BBC Bitesize Perimeter, Area, Volume
Translations
 Worsley School Symmetry, Reflections, Transformations
 BBC Bitesize Symmetry,Transformations 1, Transformations 2
 National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Transformations  Composition – Explore the effect of applying a composition of translation, rotation, and reflection transformations to objects. Transformations  Dilation – Dynamically interact with and see the result of a dilation transformation. Transformations  Reflection – Dynamically interact with and see the result of a reflection transformation. Transformations  Rotation – Dynamically interact with and see the result of a rotation transformation. Transformations  Translation – Dynamically interact with and see the result of a translation transformation.

Shapes and Designs
(University Of Michigan)
Concept with Explanation
Selected Homework from ACE
Shapes and Designs was created to help students to:

Understand some important properties of polygons and recognize polygonal shapes both in and out of the classroom;

Investigate the symmetries of a shaperotational or reflectional;

Estimate the size of any angle using reference to a right angle and other benchmark angles;

Use an angle ruler for making more accurate angle measurements;

Explore parallel lines and angles created by lines intersecting parallel lines;

Find patterns that help determine angle sums of polygons;

Determine which polygons fit together to cover a flat surface and why;

Explain the property of triangles that makes them useful as a stable structure for building;

Reason about and solve problems involving shapes.