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The Math Machine:
Game #3

 

Symmetrizer

 

URL

http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/math-games/symmetrizer/

 

Levels
Grades K-8

Skills
mirror symmetry

Description
How do kaleidoscopes achieve their colorful patterns? It is symmetry at work! This game from PBS explains how mirror symmetry works, shares some history of kaleidoscopes, and allows visitors to "play" with a kaleidoscope that features "Cyberchase" characters. It is proof positive that math can be found in unexpected and entertaining places.

See more than 50 additional interactive online games in our Math Machine Archive.

Article by Cara Bafile
Education World®
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