Slides, Flips, Turns and Quilts: The Prime Radicals (Season 2)This title is a part of the series The Prime Radicals Series (Season 2)
Catalogue Number: GAP067
Producer: GAPC Productions
Grade Level: 3 - 5, 6 - 8
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2013
Running Time: 15:00
The kids have noticed that Uncle Norm’s old quilt is quite thread bare and they decide to make a new one using a super cool design. With help from the Inventonator, they see that interesting designs can start with just one triangle! The Rads pay a visit to a star quilter, who teaches them how flipping, sliding and turning one triangle can make some really awesome patterns!
The Gist: This episode is about slides, flips and turns. These are geometric motions that change the position and/or orientation of a geometric shape but preserve its qualities (e.g., angle measures, lengths of sides, area).
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