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### We found 440 resources with the concept circumference

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#### Circumference, Volume of a Cone, Pythagorean Theorem (L1.5)

There's a formula for that. An educational video shows viewers how to apply geometry formulas to solve problems. It covers the formulas for the circumference of a circle, volume of a cone, and the Pythagorean Theorem.

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#### Wedding Cake Ribbon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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#### Discovering the Area Formula for Circles—Apple Pi

Need an activity that brings your class' understanding of the area formula full circle? The second installment in a two-part series involving geometric calculations further develops the young mathematician's measurement, approximation,...

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#### Spool Riddle - Which Way Will It Roll?

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

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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#### Discovering the Formulas for Circumference and Area of a Circle

Find formulas using direct measurements and reconstruction. Groups use diagrams of circles and measure their circumferences. With several examples, classmates determine the constant of variation, pi. Pupils continue exploring circle...

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#### Building Graduation Caps

Top off geometric calculations by building caps. Groups determine the sizes needed and build each member a mortar board graduation cap. Using the average size, the team calculates the total amount of material required to build a typical...

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#### Lessons for Learning—Grade 7

Find tips and tricks to better understand the standards in a resource that contains several lessons to teach major concepts in the seventh grade standards. Lessons contain games involving the addition of integers; using algebraic...

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#### Circles, Circumference and Area

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?

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

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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#### Arc Length and Radians

Relate the constant of proportionality to radians. Pupils use the fact that all circles are similar to show that the arc length subtended by an angle is proportional to the radius. The scholars use the shown relationship to verify the...

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#### Area and Circumference 3

Use the previous assumptions to derive the commonly known formulas. The resource provides the prior assumptions, and pupils use these assumed facts to derive the familiar formulas for the area and circumference of a circle. The scholars...

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#### Area and Circumference 2

Use scale factors to find areas of circles. Pupils delve deeper into the informal argument for the formula of the area of a circle. The scholars show the relationships of areas of similar polygons also holds true for circles.

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#### Area and Circumference 1

Have the class describe the relationship of the area and perimeter of inscribed polygons and the area and circumference of the circle. Pupils investigate the relationships of areas and perimeters of inscribed regular polygons and circles...

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#### Arc Length

Determine a fractional distance around the circumference. The resource presents two questions involving arc length. The measures of the central angles are given in degrees. Pupils determine the arc length in terms of pi for one problem...

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#### Going the Distance

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.