Education Technology

House

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Students use the Cabri Geometry™ II Plus software to invert, rotate and dilate a figure.

Before the Activity

  • Download the Cabri Geometry software on the computer
  • See the attached FIG file for details of this activity

  • During the Activity

    Follow the Activity procedure:

  • Drag the vertices of the polygons, which are used to construct the house, around the screen
  • Select the dilate, invert, and rotate tools from the Cabri geometry software and perform the actions on the house
  • After the Activity

    Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary