Rotational Symmetry Worksheet

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K-12: Materials at high school level.

Objective: To learn about rotational symmetry as it occurs in the real world.


Materials: A print out of this worksheet. A protractor.

1. Do these pictures have rotational symmetry?


2. Look at the pictures again. What is the order of rotational symmetry for each of these objects?

  • King of Hearts ________
  • Wheel ________
  • Motor Bike _______
  • Dart Board _______

Show Me Standards: 2. Geometric and spatial sense involving measurement (including length, area, volume), trigonometry, and similarity and transformations of shapes.

NCTM Standard: Apply transformations and use symmetry to analyze mathematical situations.

Created by Alyssa Kernen.