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Geometry Scavenger Hunt

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Geometry Scavenger Hunt

Sindy Garcia Maria MilanEstella MontoyaVanessa Cruz

- Man–Made: The tip of knife is an example of a man-made point.

- Natural: A pine needle is an example of a natural point.

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A point is an exact location of something, with no area, volume or length.

- Natural: The red line shows how grass can be an example of a line.

- Man–Made: The electrical cables around the city are examples of lines!

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A straight path that goes in two directions without end!

- Man–Made: The metal bars in a prison cell are examples of a line segment.

- Natural: This plant shows a representation of a line segment with the leaves.

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A straight path that has two endpoints.

- Man–Made: The shadow created by an electrical pole represents a ray.

- Natural: This picture illustrates the rays of the sun cutting through the forest.

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A two dimensional figure that has one endpoint and goes on forever in one direction.

- Natural: The lines in this mountain are parallel lines.

- Man–Made: Wood balusters or spindles are examples of parallel lines.

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Parallel lines are lines that never ever intersect!

- Man–Made: The traffic signs is representing two intersecting lines.

- Natural: The trees in this pictures are making an intersecting line.

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Lines that meet or cross at a common point.

- Man–Made: This window shows an example of a man-made transversal.

- Natural: This leaf shows a line cutting through making a transversal.

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Is a line cutting across parallel lines

- Man–Made: The back of this sign shows an example of parallel lines cut by a perpendicular.

- Natural: This sedimentary rocks are an example of parallel lines intersected by another line.

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Parallel lines which do not intersect but have a line intersecting them at a right angle.

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- Natural:

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A transversal line intersecting a system of other lines, creating acute and obtuse angles.

- Natural: The branch of a tree is a natural example of a plane.

- Man–Made: The top of a table makes a man-made plane.

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A plane is a flat surface that stretches off into infinity.

- Man–Made: The roof of the sign of a subdivision makes the shape of a triangle as a man-made example.

- Natural: The pine trees in Denver are examples of triangles.

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A triangle is a figure with three sides and three angles

- Man–Made: Sindy’s bag for cosmetics is an example of a rectangle

- Natural: The mountains at Red Rocks Park in Denver show the rocks in form of rectangles.

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A rectangle is a four sided figure whose opposite sides are congruent.

- Man–Made: The side of a box represent the square face.

- Natural: One little piece f corn has the shape of a square.

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A two dimensional figure that has four equal sides and four square corners.

- Natural: The mountains at Red Rocks Park in Denver show a quadrilateral figure

- Man – made: The windows of the Colorado State capitol show an example of a quadrilateral figure

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A figure with four sides.

- Man–Made: A metal fence makes the shape of a rhombus.

- Natural: This rock also has the natural shape of a rhombus.

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A parallelogram with all four sides the same length.

- Man–Made: This lighting post has the shape of a trapezoid.

- Natural: A leaf can also have the natural shape of a trapezoid.

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A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides.

- Man–Made: The shape of this house illustrates a pentagon.

- Natural: The top shell of this big turtles have different shapes of pentagons in a pattern.

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A figure with five sides and five angles.

- Man–Made: This metal fence follows the pattern of an hexagon shape.

- Natural: A beehive forms the shape of many little hexagons.

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A figure with six sides and six angles.

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- Man–Made: A plate illustrates an example of a circle.

- Natural: This circular opening in the ground is probably the home of some animal.

A closed, curved two dimensional figure. All the points on the circle are the same distance from the center.

- Man–Made: A street drain illustrates the radius of a circle.

- Natural: By looking at Sindy’s eye we can see the radius of her pupil.

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The radius is a line segment joining the center to any point on the circle.

- Man–Made: A battery on top of a table represents a tangent line.

- Natural: A vine grapes can also represent a tangent line.

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A tangent is tangent line is a straight line that touches a function at only one point.

- Man–Made: This sign shows a chord with a line across to keep out people from smoking in that area.

- Natural: This cross section photo of a tree shows a line joining two points of the trunk.

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A line segment joining two point on a circle.

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- Man–Made: A basket ball is a good example of a sphere

- Natural: An orange follows the shape of a sphere.

A three dimensional figure that has the shape of a round ball.

- Man–Made: A traffic cone represents this figure.

- Natural: A carrot is also an illustration of a cone.

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A three dimensional figure whose base is a circle.

- Man–Made: A wooden egg is an example of an ellipse.

- Natural: This tulip is also an example of an ellipse, especially before it blooms.

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An ellipse is a stretched out circle.

- Man–Made: A ceramic egg is an example of an oval.

- Natural: An egg is an example of an oval.

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An oval is any curve similar to an egg or an ellipse.

- Man–Made: This devise shows a rectangular prism.

- Natural: This pinto bean represents a rectangular prism.

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A three dimensional figure with two parallel congruent bases and rectangles for faces.

- Man–Made: This can of food represents a cylinder.

- Natural: The bamboo trees in which the monkeys play, are a good example of a cylinder- both faces are circles.

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A three dimensional figure with two faces that are circles.

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- Natural: This zoom-in photo shows small tridimensional ice cubes

- Man–made: This box shows an example of a cube

A three dimensional figure with six square sides of equal length.

- Man–made: I created this pile of rocks to demonstrate the shape of pyramid.

- Natural: This tulip which is about to bloom shows the shape of a pyramid.

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A three dimensional figure that is shaped by triangles on a base.

- Natural: When looking at a tree trunk cross section, you can see the repetitive pattern of each layer of the tree.

- Man–made: This drawing illustrates a repetitive pattern of the main shape; a triangle.

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A shape that when is reduced it repeats on a pattern creating an exact copy of the whole shape.

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- Man–Made: The gift bags are all similar items

- Natural: This flowers are all the same kind so they follow the same shape.

Two figures that might have the same shape but different size.

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- Man–Made: This two plates illustrate a man–made e example of congruent items.

- Natural: This two tiny flower have the same shape and same size so they are congruent items!

Two figures that have the same shape and same size.

- Man–Made: The monkey bars in a playground are a perfect example of a parabola!

- Natural: The way that water comes out of a fountain creates the image of a parabola.

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A parabola is the set of points in the plane that are halfway from a point (the focus) and a line.

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- Man–Made: The design of the Texas State capitol includes arcs in the front.

- Natural: The leaves of this plant grow in the form of an arc.

An arc is a continuous portion of a curved line that is part of the circumference of a circle.

- Man–Made: The two slides in a playground form an angle.

- Natural: The dorsal fin of a shark is a natural example of an angle.

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A figure formed by two rays with same endpoint.

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- Man–Made: The outside shape of the roof of my room has an obtuse angle.

- Natural: The neck of a flamingo illustrates an obtuse angle

An angle measuring between 90 and 180 degrees.

- Man–Made: The side window of a car illustrates a man-made right angle.

- Natural: The neck of a giraffe and the body represent a right angle.

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An angle formed by squared corners.

- Man–Made: The rim of a tire has examples of many acute angles.

- Natural: This rock shows an example of an acute angle

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An angle measuring between 0 and 90 degrees.

- Man–Made: The decorative shapes of the Texas State capitol show an example of a right triangle.

- Natural: The beak of toucan is an example of a right triangle.

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This term applies to right triangles; give a right angle in which c is the length of the hypotenuse and a & b represent the lengths of the other two sides.

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