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315 resources with the concept circumference

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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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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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Suitcase Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Analyze patterns in a circular arrangement. After using a geometric construction to complete a circle, learners use proportional reasoning to make predictions. By determining the length of an arc built from suitcases, they estimate the...
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Rotonda West, FL

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The shortest distance from point A to point B is a straight line—or is it? Young scholars determine the shortest route either along a circular path or through the center of the circle. Learners gain a unique perspective on arc length and...
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Apple Mothership

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore Apple's spaceship office building. Built in the shape of a circle, the office building offers a unique floor plan challenge. Young scholars use the dimensions of the building to estimate the square footage for each employee. 
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Best Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Drawing the perfect circle is harder than one would think! What makes a circle a circle and how can you define that with a formula? Young mathematicians devise their own methods of analyzing the imperfections of circle drawings. Using...
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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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Measuring Arc Length: Lesson

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Slice off a piece of pi! A section of an extensive playlist on geometry develops the formula to find the length of an arc. Using the formula, the presentation works through examples finding the arc length, the radius, and the measure of...
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Spool Riddle - Which Way Will It Roll?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Looking for a challenging brain teaser to stimulate conversation? The spool riddle will make things roll right along! The narrator of the a physics video series explains the constraints of the spool in terms of movement and friction,...
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Calculating Pi with Real Pies

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Pie is great for finding pi. A short video shows how to use real pies to calculate pi. The method involves laying out pies along the circumference and along the diameter of a circle, and then finding the ratio of the number of pies.
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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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Distances

For Students 6th - 12th
How can you determine the distance between two objects when one is incredibly far away? Discover how early astronomers and mathematicians calculated quantities such as the distance between Earth and the Sun in an insightful video. The...
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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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Discovering Relationships Between Side Length and Area

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Consider the relationship between side length and area as an input-output function. Scholars create input-output tables for the area of squares to determine an equation in the first installment of a three-part unit. Ditto for the area of...
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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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Arc Length and Area of a Sector

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
What do skateboarding and baked goods have in common with math? You can use them to connect half-pipe ramps and cakes to arcs and sectors. Pupils compare the lengths of three different ramp options of a skate park. They calculate 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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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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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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Rolling Coins

For Students 11th - 12th
What caused the extra rotation? Class members visualize a coin rolling around the circumference of another coin. They determine the reason the rolling coin rotates twice. Further questions require them to determine a generalized formula...
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Royal Liver Clock

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Using clocks as dining tables? Scholars estimate the number of people that can sit around the face of the clock on the Royal Liver Building in Liverpool. They use estimation to justify their responses.
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Alien Invasion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Win the war of the worlds! Scholars solve a variety of problems related to an alien invasion. They determine where spaceships have landed on a coordinate map, devise a plan to avoid the aliens, observe the aliens, and break a code to...
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Rugs

For Teachers 8th Standards
The class braids irrational numbers, Pythagoras, and perimeter together. The mini-assessment requires scholars to use irrational numbers and the Pythagorean Theorem to find perimeters of rugs. The rugs are rectangular, triangular,...