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EngageNY Geometry Module 5: Circles With and Without Coordinates

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A comprehensive 21-lesson math unit challenges high schoolers to wrap their heads around the geometry of circles. Building on a prior understanding of similarity and congruence, length and area, and the properties of geometric figures,...
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Segments from Chords: Lesson

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Strike a chord length. The section of a larger playlist on geometry introduces the relationship relating lengths of intersecting chords. Using the relationship, the video shows how to find lengths of segments of the chords.
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Angles On and Inside a Circle: Lesson

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
A video introduces methods to find the measure of angles whose vertex is on and inside a circle. Within examples, the section of a larger playlist on basic geometry incorporates several angle measurement theorems.
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Length of a Chord: Distance Across a Ferris Wheel

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An interactive presents two friends on a ferris wheel with the task of finding the distance between the them. Pupils create the chord between the two friends and calculate its lengths using trigonometric ratios.
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Cabri Jr. Perpendicular Bisector of a Chord

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your learners will construct the perpendicular bisector of a chord. They use Cabri Jr. to construct a circle and a perpendicular bisector of a chord. They then measure lengths of the chords and perpendicular bisectors. Learners use...
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Perpendicular Segments in a Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers explore the concept of circles as they construct a circle using a program such as Cabri Jr. Learners construct a chord and a diameter that are perpendicular, then measure the bisected chord and notice that both sides of...
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Segments Formed by Intersectiong Chords, Secants, and Tangents

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate the properties of segments formed which chords, secants, and tangents, intersect. The dynamic nature of Cabri Jr. allows learners to form and verify conjectures regarding segment relationships.
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Circles

For Students 10th
In this circles worksheet, 10th graders solve 10 different problems that include determining the chords, secants, and tangents of circles shown. First, they determine 4 different line segments given a circle with secants and chords with...
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Intersecting Chords of Circles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Strike a chord with your classes! Use the video to demonstrate the relationship between intersecting chords in a circle. The instructor includes an example that involves a quadratic equation and extraneous solution. 
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Chords in Circles: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Strike a chord with four theorems. The segment of a playlist on geometry introduces four basic theorems about chords in a circle. Theorems include the relationships between diameters and chords, congruent chords and arcs, and congruent...
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How Do You Find the Center of a Circle?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The center of the circle is the center of attention for the resource. A brief video in the Socratica Geometry playlist shows how to find the center of a circle not on the coordinate plane. The method here is to construct the...
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Secant Lines; Secant Lines That Meet Inside a Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians identify different cases of intersecting secant lines. They then investigate the case where secant lines meet inside a circle.
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Area and Circumference of Circles

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Don't go around and around, help your class determine amounts around and in a circle with a video that connects circumference to the perimeter or the distance around an object. The resource includes 14 questions dealing with circles and...
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Circles with Angles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Three angles meet at an arc ... have you heard that one before? The resource contains a diagram with a circle and three angles that intersect the circle at the same points. Pupils determine the type of each angle and its measurement,...
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Circle Folding

For Teachers 1st - 9th Standards
Your young mathematiciaans collaboratively brainstorm the geometric properties of a circle in this vocabulary rich, geometry lesson plan. Step by step a plethora of properties and shapes emerge as learners fold their circles to create...
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Circles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't circle around the topic, but get right to the center with tons of practice regarding circles in geometry. The note-incorporated activity provides guided practice through many topics such as central angles, inscribed polygons and...
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Parts of the Circle

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Before you can do anything with circles, you need to know the parts of the circle. Viewers of a short video see how to label relevant information about a circle. The resource covers radius, diameter, circumference, chord, tangent, arc,...
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The Center of a Circle

For Students 10th
In this center of the circle worksheet, 10th graders solve 5 different center of the circle measurements. First, they draw a circle and add two points on it. From there, students construct a line segment and a midpoint on the line...
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What is a Circle?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
A circle is a set of all the points that are equal distance from a center point. Learn the definition of some of the terms that are associated with a circle: diameter, radius, chord.
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Circles, Chords, Diameters, and Their Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
A diameter is the longest chord possible, but that's not the only relationship between chords and diameters! Young geometry pupils construct perpendicular bisectors of chords to develop a conjecture about the relationships between chords...
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Angles, Arcs, and Segments in Circles

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Investigate relationships between angles, arcs, and segments in circles. Pupils use geometry software to discover the relationships between angles, arcs, and segments associated with circles. Class members use similar triangles to...
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Circles

For Students 10th
In this geometry activity, 10th graders apply the circle segment theorems to determine the indicated segment length. The one page activity contains twenty problems. Answers are not provided.    
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Tangents, Secants, and Chords

For Students 10th
In this tangents, secants and chords worksheet, 10th graders identify and solve 48 different problems that include using 3 different theorems for defining circles. First, they determine the area of each circle with C as the center and a...
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Circles

For Students 10th
In this circles worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 13 various types of problems. First, they solve each set of triangles for the given variable. Then, students name a radius, a diameter, a tangent, a secant, a point of tangency,...

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