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    Line symmetry Line symmetry Presentation Transcript

    • Line Symmetry
    • The most common type of symmetry is line or mirror symmetry . A picture that can be folded in such a way that one-half of it is an exact reflection is said to have line symmetry .
    • Our color blot pictures have line symmetry.
    • Where is the line of symmetry here?
    • The two parts of the original pictures are mirror images of each other and are said to be congruent . Congruent means that both parts have the same shape and the same size.
    • Line symmetry is found in nature in all kinds of creatures and plants.
    • Where are the lines of symmetry here?
    • Human faces have line symmetry.
    • Masks can be symmetrical.
    • Human bodies are symmetrical as well.
    • Line symmetry can be found in human-made objects.
    • Any picture can be flipped to create line symmetry.
    • Line symmetry is also found in some letters of the alphabet.
    • Symmetrical letters may have one or two lines of symmetry.
    • Many artworks have lines of symmetry.
    • Where are the lines of symmetry in these artworks?
    • More Symmetry in Art
    • To cut out a symmetrical shape, first fold a paper in half. Next hold it by the fold, and then cut out the shape.
    • The End Compiled by Nancy Walkup