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QUEST Geometry Scavenger Hunt. Cortney Groce Rayvinder Mann Deborah McMeekin Maria Negrete HUMBLE ISD.

QUEST Geometry Scavenger Hunt

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Cortney Groce

Rayvinder Mann

Deborah McMeekin

Maria Negrete

HUMBLE ISD

We may think of a point as a "dot" on a piece of paper. We identify this point with a number or letter. A point has no length or width, it just specifies an exact location. In a textbook we could see a point like this:

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This ancient building is has a man made point on the top.

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A mountain tip is an example of natural point.

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Two lines in the same plane which never intersect are called parallel lines. We say that two line segments are parallel if the lines that they lie on are parallel. In a textbook we could see parallel lines like this:

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A railway track is an example of man made parallel lines because the distance has to stay the same in order for the train to travel on them.

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The growth of the palm trees are forming parallel lines. The trees never cross or intersect on another.

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A pythagorean triple is a set of three integers a, b, c such that a2 + b2 = c2. In a textbook we could see a pythagorean triple like this:

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The outlined part of this kite is an example of pythagorean triple.

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The inside of the orange contains a right triangle.

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A geometric pattern that is repeated at ever smaller scales to produce irregular shapes and surfaces that cannot be represented by classical geometry. Fractals are used especially in computer modeling of irregular patterns and structures in nature. In a textbook we could see a fractal like this:

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This braded rug is an example of man made fractal between the patterns repeat themselves.

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Broccoli is an example of natural fractal figure because of the designs it contains.

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An oval is an egg-shaped or elliptical form or figure. In a textbook we could see an oval like this:

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The serving tray is a shape of an oval.

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The eggs are shaped like an oval.

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Two figures are congruent if they have the same shape and size. In a textbook we could see congruent items like this:

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The two teddy bears are the same shape and size.

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The two bees are congruent because they have the same shape and size.

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We may think of a ray as a "straight" line that begins at a certain point and extends forever in one direction. The point where the ray begins is known as its endpoint. We write the name of a ray with endpoint A and passing through a point B as "ray AB“. In a textbook we could see a ray like this:

This arrow in this sign is an example of man made ray.

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The lines on this flower are the natural rays.

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A pentagon is a five-sided polygon. The sum of the angles of a pentagon is 540 degrees. In a textbook we could see a pentagon like this:

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The house is in a shape of a pentagon. It contains five sides.

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The rock at the bottom has five sides.

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An ellipse is a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it. In a textbook we could see an ellipse like this:

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The Easter eggs have to stay as realistic as possible to the form of a regular egg.

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The planets must travel in an ellipse shape in order to maintain balance.

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A prism is a space figure with two congruent, parallel bases that are polygons. In a textbook we could see a prism like this:

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A tent is composed of two congruent parallel bases (the bases are triangles) and has the same cross section all along its length.

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The diamond varies in proportion from a square to a thin rectangular shape.

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A line extends forever in both directions. We write the name of a line passing through two different points A and B as "line AB" or as , the two-headed arrow over AB signifying a line passing through points A and B. In a textbook we could find a line like this:

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The rope must be a straight line in order for the man to come down.

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The growing thorns on the cactus form a line.

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A transversal is a line that passes through (transverses) two other lines. In a textbook we could see a transversal like this:

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The blue street is intersecting the parallel streets at two different times.

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The spider web consist of lines that are intersected by other lines in more than two occasions.

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A quadrilateral is four-sided polygon. In a textbook we could see a quadrilateral like this:

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The picture frame contains four sides which makes it a quadrilateral.

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The glacier is a quadrilateral because it has four sides.

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Figures that have the same shape are called similar figures. They may be different sizes or turned somewhat. In a textbook we could see similar items like this:

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Both pants are the same shape, but different size.

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The puppy and mother are similar because they have the same shape. The only difference is their size.

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A cylinder is a space figure having two congruent circular bases that are parallel. In a textbook we could see a cylinder like this:

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The coke can is a cylinder shape. It contains two congruent circular bases.

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The green beans have two congruent circular bases. One on the top and the other at the bottom.

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A sphere is a space figure having all of its points the same distance from its center. The distance from the center to the surface of the sphere is called its radius. In a textbook we could see sphere like this:

The bowling ball has to be in the shape of a sphere in order for it to row down the aisle and knock down the pins.

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The planet Jupiter is in the shape of a sphere. The distance is the same from all the points.

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Lines that intersect in a point are called intersecting lines. In a textbook we could see intersecting line like this:

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The lines in the window intersect at a point creating intersecting lines.

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The lines in the wood intersect at a point creating interesting lines.

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Two rays that share the same endpoint form an angle. In a textbook we could see an angle like this:

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The rays from the sun meet at a point creating acute angles.

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The baseball diamond meets at a point (home plate) creating a right angle.

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A chord is a line segment with its endpoints on a circle. In a textbook we could see a chord like this:

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The lines in the watermelon go from one side of the watermelon to the opposite side creating a chord.

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The lines on the basketball go from one side of the ball to the opposite side creating a chord.

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A circle is the collection of points in a plane that are all the same distance from a fixed point. The fixed point is called the center. A line segment joining the center to any point on the circle is called a radius. In a textbook we could see a circle like this:

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The sun has no angles and is symmetrical creating a circle.

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The ring has no angles and is symmetrical creating a circle (excluding the diamond).

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If angle A is an acute angle in a right triangle, the tangent of A is the length of the side opposite to angle A divided by the length of the side adjacent to angle A. We often abbreviate this as tan A = (opposite)/(adjacent). In a textbook we could see tangent like this:

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The veins in the leaf touch a point on the main vein of the leaf and go through the main vain once.

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The thread in the baseball touch at one point on the main thread of the baseball and go through the main thread once.

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A plane is a flat, two-dimensional object. A plane can be defined by two intersecting lines or by three non-collinear points. In a textbook we could see a plane like this:

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The field is a flat surface creating a plane.

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The table top is a flat surface creating a flat surface.

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A three-sided polygon. The sum of the angles of a triangle is 180 degrees. In a textbook we could see a triangle like this:

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The flat side of the pyramid has three angles creating a triangle.

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The yield sign has three angels creating a triangle.

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A cube is a three-dimensional figure having six matching square sides. In a textbook we could see a cube like this:

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The kernels of the corn have six corners, is three dimensional and has six sides creating a cube.

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The rubiks cube has six corners, is three dimensional and has six sides creating a cube.

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Square

A four-sided polygon having equal-length sides meeting at right angles. The sum of the angles of a square is 360 degrees. In a textbook we could see a square like this:

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Square-Man MadeWindows

The windows in this room demonstrate a man made square.

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Rocks can form natural squares.

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Cone

A cone is a space figure having a circular base and a single vertex. In a textbook we could see a cone like this:

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Cone-Man MadeHighway Cones

Highway cones are an example of a man made cone.

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This picture shows how seashells form natural cones.

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A plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the cone or by the locus of points equidistant from a fixed line and a fixed point not on the line. In a textbook we could see a parabola like this:

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McDonald’s logo of the golden arches represent a parabola.

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The horses jump over an object is a natural parabola.

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An arc is a segment of a circle. In a textbook we could see an arc like this:

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A man made arc is a the roof of the tent.

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A natural occurrence of an arc is a rainbow.

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A pyramid is a space figure with a square base and 4 triangle-shaped sides. In a textbook we could see a pyramid like this:

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This picture shows man made pyramids in Egypt.

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A mountain top is a natural occurrence of a pyramid.

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Perpendicular means intersecting at or forming right angles. A transversal is a line that intersect two or more lines in a plane at different points. In a textbook we could see parallel lines cut by a perpendicular transversal like this:

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This image of a power line tower shows parallel lines being cut by a perpendicular transverse.

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Snake skin is a natural representation of parallel lines cut by a perpendicular transverse.

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A non-perpendicular intersects at an angle creating a obtuse or an acute angle. A transversal is a line that intersect two or more lines in a plane at different points. In a textbook we could see parallel lines cut by a non-perpendicular transversal like this:

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This picture shows parallel lines cut by a non-perpendicular transverse

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This leaf shows parallel lines cut by a non-perpendicular transverse

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