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Wedding Cake Ribbon

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Customers often want ribbon around fancy cakes, but how does a baker know how much ribbon to buy? Scholars view a cake with multiple layers in different geometric shapes. They must figure the perimeter and circumference and add them...
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Red Carpet

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Roll out the red carpet for an exemplary lesson. Using the dimensions of a rolled piece of carpet, learners calculate the dimensions of the flat sample. Pictures provide individuals with the information they need to make a valid conclusion.
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Penny Circle

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Watch as your classes buy into a rich lesson full of information. A video opener challenges individuals to determine the number of pennies that fit in a circle with a 22-inch diameter. Using lesson materials, scholars collect data and...
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Trashketball

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a shot using a lesson on volume! Young learners watch a video showing a trashcan filling with paper balls. The task is to calculate the number of paper balls that will fit in the can. Pupils use volume calculations to make a...
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Sugar Spill!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sugar isn't good for you, but it's great for yeast! Scholars design an experiment to investigate how variables affect the rate of sugar consumption in yeast. The last installment of a nine-part Life Science unit considers how scientists...
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Calculating Area of a Circle: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
It really is as easy as pi. The segment of a massive geometry playlist points out that the formula for the area of a circle is a relatively simple one. Using the formula, the presenter shows examples of finding the area of circles.
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Circumference: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
It all depends what is given. The section of a large geometry playlist discusses the two formulas for finding the circumference of a circle. With the aid of the formulas, the presenter demonstrates finding the distance around circles in...
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Raspberry Chocolate Heart Cake

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Have you ever finished a piece of cake and wished you had more? Solve this common dilemma with math! A straightforward worksheet prompts middle schoolers to use the given dimensions of a heart-shaped cake when planning to bake two larger...
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Angle Basics

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Take a linear approach to acquaint the class with angles. The video introduces the idea of angles from the notion of intersecting lines. Using the idea of perpendicular lines, the resource defines right, acute, and obtuse angles along...
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Circles, Circumference and Area

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Put pi to work. The video provides the formulas for the circumference and area of circles. Using the formulas, the presenter shows how to distinguish the two using units. The discussion leads to the second formula for finding the...
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Circles, What Is Pi?

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Understanding the basic of circles is as easy as pi. The resource introduces the definition of a circle along with its dimensions, circumference, diameter, and radius. Using graphics, the video shows the approximation of pi and how to...
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Going the Distance

For Teachers 6th Standards
Estimate the value of one of the most famous irrational numbers. The hands-on lesson instructs classmates to measure the circumference and diameters of circles using yarn. The ratio of these quantities defines pi.
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More Problems on Area and Circumference

For Teachers 7th Standards
Perimeter check! Pairs work on finding the areas of semicircles and quarter circles using a relationship with squares. The problems challenge pupils to find areas of composite figures made from rectangles, semicircles, and quarter circles. 
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Piece it Together

For Students K - 12th Standards
Score some problems all related to soccer balls. The first few problems focus on pattern blocks to see relationships between figures. More advanced problems focus on actual soccer balls, the patterns on the balls, and their volumes and...
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Circular Reasoning

For Students K - 12th Standards
Examine the origin and application of pi in five different levels. The five lessons in the resource begin with an analysis of the relationship between the radius and circumference of a circle. The following lessons lead learners through...
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Poly-Gone

For Students K - 12th Standards
Investigate polygons from rectangles to triangles to octagons. Each level of the five-problem series targets a different grade level. Beginning with the level A problem, learners examine the relationship between area and perimeter by...
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Surrounded and Covered

For Students K - 12th Standards
What effect does changing the perimeter have on the area of a figure? The five problems in the resource explore this question at various grade levels. Elementary problems focus on the perimeter of rectangles and irregular figures with...
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End-of-Module Assessment Task: Grade 7 Mathematics Module 3

For Teachers 7th Standards
Pupils work seven problems that use equations and expressions to solve geometry problems. The questions range from finding equivalent expressions to finding areas and volumes of figures. Learners use their knowledge of angle...
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The Area of a Circle

For Teachers 7th Standards
Introduce learners to two methods to estimate the formula for the area of a circle. The first method uses sector of a circle to form a rectangle and the other uses grids to estimate the area. The problems in the 18th segment of a 28-part...
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The Most Famous Ratio of All

For Teachers 7th Standards
Pupils develop a definition of a circle based upon its radius in the 17th segment of a 28-part series. They determine the relationship between the radius and the diameter of a circle. To round out the lesson, they use the formula for the...
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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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Square and Circle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To determine the dimensional change to quadruple the area, class members determine how to increase the dimensions of a square and a circle to increase the perimeter by a given factor. they then calculate the necessary factor to create...
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Dart Boards

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Bulls eye! Design dart boards with specific chances of winning. Individuals determine the probability of hitting a circular and a triangular dart board inscribed in squares. They create dart boards that have a 50 percent chance of...
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Which is Bigger?

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
To take the longest path, go around—or was that go over? Class members measure scale drawings of a cylindrical vase to find the height and diameter. They calculate the actual height and circumference and determine which is larger.