Symmetry in the Environment (3)

Identify symmetry in the environment (ACMMG066)

LO: To identify symmetry in the environment.
Know:

  • the definition of symmetry

Understand:

  • that symmetrical objects have similar properties on both sides of a line of symmetry.

Do:

  • I can identify symmetry in the environment.

Line Symmetry

Objects that look identical on both sides of the line is called symmetrical. If objects look different on both sides of the line, this is called asymmetrical.

A line of symmetry is a line which splits both sides of an object identically.

They can be horizontal, vertical or diagonal.

Symmetry Found in Nature

Symmetry can be found everywhere in nature.


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