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364 resources with the concept diameter

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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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Measure the Solar Diameter

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists could measure the diameter of the sun before they knew its distance. Scholars construct a simple mirror box to measure the diameter for themselves. They compare this measurement with the official size, listed in a textbook,...
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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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EngageNY

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 instructional activity, they use 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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Circle Theorems

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore theorems involving circles. Individuals watch a video that reviews the basic parts of a circle. They learn about circle theorems and compete a worksheet of problems that use these theorems — putting their skills to work right away!
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Worksheet for Pi

For Students 6th - 8th
Who needs a pie-eating contest when you have a pi-ology game! Celebrate March 14th with a fun board game about pi and other geometric concepts. As learners answer questions about geometry, they move around the board to collect tokens.  
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Bumpy-Ness

For Students 9th - 12th
Develop a new measure of the properties of an object. Scholars develop a definition and formula to measure the bumpy-ness of an object. They utilize their formulas to find the property for several spherical objects.
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The Moons of Jupiter

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can you name the three planets with rings in our solar system? Everyone knows Saturn, many know Uranus, but most people are surprised to learn that Jupiter also has a ring. The third in a series of six teaches pupils what is around...
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The Moons of Jupiter

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers analyze given data on density and diameter of objects in space by graphing the data and then discussing their findings. This ninth installment of a 22-part series emphasizes the Galilean moons as compared to other objects. 
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Fermi Length

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How long does it take to get to the end of a toilet paper roll? Pupils use their estimation strategies to find lengths of common items. For example, knowing the area of a roll of toilet paper, scholars determine the length of the full roll.
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Marbles in a Glass

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Allow learners to design their own strategies to solve a problem. Given dimensions of a glass and a smaller marble, scholars must find the dimensions of a larger marble. The answer key suggests using the Pythagorean Theorem, but multiple...
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Circumference of a Circle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Apple, cherry, pecan, or circumference: so many different uses for pi! Delve into the calculations relating to the circumference of a circle. The instructor applies the circumference formula to three different types of problems.
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Inscribing and Circumscribing Right Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers attempt an assessment task requiring them to find the radii of inscribed and circumscribed circles of a right triangle with given dimensions. They then evaluate provided sample responses to consider how to improve their...
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Geometry Module 5: End-of-Module Assessment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The lessons are complete. Learners take an end-of-module assessment in the last installment of a 23-part module. Questions contain multiple parts, each assessing different aspects of the module.
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Geometry Module 5: Mid-Module Assessment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can you formally assess understanding of circle concepts? Pupils take a mid-module assessment containing five questions, each with multiple parts.
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Arcs and Chords

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
You've investigated relationships between chords, radii, and diameters—now it's time for arcs. Learners investigate relationships between arcs and chords. Learners then prove that congruent chords have congruent arcs, congruent arcs have...
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Rectangles Inscribed in Circles

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Putting a rectangular object into a circular one—didn't the astronauts on Apollo 13 have to do something like this? Learners first construct the center of a circle using perpendiculars. They then discover how to inscribe a rectangle in a...
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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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Thales’ Theorem

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Isn't paper pushing supposed to be boring? Learners attempt a paper-pushing puzzle to develop ideas about angles inscribed on a diameter of a circle. Learners then formalize Thales' theorem and use geometric properties to develop a proof...
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Unit 7 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Thirty-eight flashcards make up a set designed to reinforce math vocabulary. Two types of cards can be found here; a word card in bold lettering, and a corresponding definition card that offers a labeled example. Terms include area,...
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Unit 5 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Acute angle, line of symmetry, and vertex are a few terms you'll find in a set of 90 flashcards designed to reinforce math vocabulary. Included in the set are two types of cards; a word card printed in bold font, and a definition card...