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NYS Standard G.G.55 - Determining if distance is preserved under a translation.

Published on 03/15/2009

Activity Overview

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

  1. Distribute the Student Worksheet for G.G. 55 distance.
  2. Students use the Cabri Jr. APPVAR TRNSLA1 to answer questions from student worksheet.

After the Activity

Review student results from worksheet.