5.
Terminology
Educators make the mistake of saying
mirror image rather than reflection making
students remember and learn incorrect
terminology
6.
Symmetry
Symmetry is an easily understood subject
BUT if students learn incorrectly it is
because the educator does not fully
understand the concept as well.
11.
Symmetry
Symmetry is when an
object has two or
more equal sides
when split in half, in
smaller pieces or it is
moved in anyway.
The tiger has 1
line of symmetry .
12.
A shape has line
symmetry when one
half of it is the
reflection of the other
half.
16.
Objective
Understand there are three types of lines
of Symmetry
Not ALL objects have a line of symmetry
To have a line of symmetry on objects half
needs to be a reflection of the other half.
17.
Conclusion
Educators need to make sure they cover
all aspects of symmetry.
Art is on of the best techniques to teach
children about symmetry.
Make sure to always use the correct
terminology in mathematics especially
symmetry.
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