Object Translations

Object Translations Directions:

  • Default Functions:
    • Refresh Button: To reset the applet, click the Refresh Button at the top-right corner.
    • Zoom In/Out: Using your scroll wheel, you can zoom in and zoom out of the applets visible area. The screen tends to re-center wherever the mouse cursor is located.
    • Move: Hold the Shift key and then click and hold your primary mouse button to pan around the visible area of the applet.
  • Movable Objects:
    • A: Click and drag the point to change the original objects position.
    • A’: Click and drag the point to apply the translation if it is applicable..
    • Checkboxes: Turn on the Original checkbox and one translation at a time. For Rotations — turn on the Rotations checkbox and uncheck all other checkboxes.
      • Sliders:
      • Change the slider value to change slope of the line of reflection.
      • For Rotations — adjusts the counterclockwise angle rotation around the origin.
  • Purpose: To observe and explore the applied object translations and to help the student develop rules or patterns to describe each translation.

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