Scale (or Grid) Drawings and Dilations


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This "simple activity to reinforce the concept of dilation is that of the scale (or grid) drawing" has students produce scale drawings of a given picture using grid paper to a scale of 2 and a scale of 1/2. The directions for the activity are given here as well as clear instructions for students.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Measurement & Geometry, Angles & Pythagorean Theorem

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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Students