The students will use the Cabri Jr. APPVAR TRNSLA1 to discover the relationship between the lengths of the sides of a pre-image and image after a translation.
Before the Activity
- Download the Cabri Jr. APPVAR TRNSLA1 to handhelds using TI-Connect software and unit to unit link cables. TRNSLA1 may also be sent via TI-Navigator.
- Students should do the worksheet "Selecting and dragging an object using Cabri Jr."
During the Activity
This activity is a lesson launcher for understanding the relationship between the lengths of the sides of a pre-image and image after a translation.
- Distribute the Student Worksheet for G.G. 55 distance.
- Students use the Cabri Jr. APPVAR TRNSLA1 to answer questions from student worksheet.
After the Activity
Review student results from worksheet.