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440 resources with the concept circumference

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Circumference

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the relationship between the distance around a circle (circumference) and the distance across the circle (diameter). They create a spreadsheet with the formula for the circumference of a circle already built in and...
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Round and Round

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders measure various circular items throughout the school campus. Then they complete the activity by making a display of pictures and measurements. Students determine the effect on perimeter, area or volume when one or more...
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Measuring Pots

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are introduced to measuring pots of ancient peoples. Using the pots, they practice calculating the circumference from a section of a circle. They also develop their own analogies based on their prior experiences.
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"Slice of Pi with Neo-Excel"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore diameter, radius, and circumference. They define radius, diameter, and circumference on an online dictionary, identify objects in the room with a radius and a diameter, and calculate the radius and diameter of various...
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The Librarian Who Measured the Circumference of the Earth

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore angles, triangles, and investigate the circumference of the earth. They participate in a Webquest, access data bases, and communicate with other students through an on-line project site involving the circumference...
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Wheeling Around

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the characteristics of a circle and the formulas to find circumference. They use a bicycle wheel to determine the circumference around a wheel. They utilize a worksheet imbedded in this plan which has a variety of...
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Square Circles

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Learners analyze and demonstrate how a circle can be measured in square units and examine how diameter, circumference and radius are related.
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Pumpkin Math

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars examine a pumpkin and make several estimations based on the number of lines around it, its circumference and the number of seeds it has.