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Circles: Radius, Diameter and Circumference

For Students 4th - 11th
Fascinating discussion regarding the origin of Pi accompanies a detailed explanation of how to find the circumference of a circle. Since this is the first installment in a series on circles, the concept of circumference is separated into...
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Area of a Circle

For Students 7th - 10th
A second installment in a series on circles, this production demonstrates the process of finding the area of a circle. As an introductory tool, it is effective. However, it does not explain the reasoning behind the formula because that...
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SAT Prep: Test 1 Section 3 Part 4

For Students 9th - 12th
Pushing through to problems 11-12 on page 398 of The Official SAT Study Guide, Sal goes into comprehensive detail on each problem. Problem 11 involves geometry, including the function of pi, and problem 12 involves non-constant slopes....
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SAT Prep: Test 3 Section 2 Part 3

For Students 9th - 12th
Math speeds along in this video, which takes students through problems 11-15 on the practice SAT. Sal takes care to show students more than one possible way to solve several problems, allowing them to make the choice based on their own...
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SAT Prep: Test 4 Section 4 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
The next section of the practice SAT from The Official SAT Study Guide (page 594) covers simple linear equations and geometric figures. Students will appreciate Sal's quick problem solving and thought process, which is easy to understand...
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SAT Prep: Test 3 Section 8 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Problems 7-9 involve exponents, inequalities, and geometric figures (diameter and radius), all of which Sal explores eagerly. After misreading one problem, he takes care to correct his mistake, showing students how important it is to...
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Test 2 Section 2 Part 5

For Students 9th - 12th
Both algebra and geometry problems are featured in this SAT practice video. Students who have a hard time transitioning between skills on tests (average mean, then diameters and pi, then positive integers) would benefit from Sal's deft...
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Circumference and Areas of Circles

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Middle and high schoolers listen to a scenario about a puppy and use the scenario to develop formulas in order to find the area of a circle. In this circumference lesson, pupils understand how to find the radius, diameter, area of a...
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Discovering Pi/Welcome to Pi Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore pi. For this circle measurement lesson, students define and identify radius, diameter, circumference, and perimeter. Students work in groups to measure several plastic lids and record their findings. Students compare the...
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Super Shapes Part 2 - Circles

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Through the use of Internet, video, and hands-on activities, youngsters learn the parts and characteristics of a circle. This fantastic instructional activity has some excellent website activities included in the plan. Your kids will...
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Circles in Geometry

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students figure the diameter and circumference of a circle. In this circles activity, students break into small groups and work together to find the answers then compare with peer groups. Students then make human circles and using string...
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The Circle's Measure

For Teachers 6th
Listen to the story "Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi" and solve the riddle and to save Sir Cumference from the knights.  Your students will love mixing an activity with story and will practice their measuring skills while completing...
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Discovering the Area Formula for Circles—Apple Pi

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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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Circumference and Diameter Relationship

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
With a ruler and a piece of string, geometers measure the circumference of a circular object. Tracing and folding it, they find the diameter of the resulting circle so that they can relate it to the circumference. It is recommended that...
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Penn Museum: China Gallery

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Invite your learners to take a closer look at the art and mathematical function of dome buildings as designed by the ancient Romans. In the next segment of this attractive activity set, your young historians will then learn about ancient...
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Measuring the Area of a Circle

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When mathematical errors happen, part of the learning is to figure out how it affects the rest of your calculations. The activity has your mathematicians solving for the area of a circular pipe and taking into consideration any errors...
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What is a Circle?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
A circle is a set of all the points that are equal distance from a center point. Learn the definition of some of the terms that are associated with a circle: diameter, radius, chord.
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What is a Sphere?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
The teacher diagrams and explains the different terms of what comprises a sphere. Follow along and learn about the: radius, diameter, great circle, center, and hemisphere.
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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics: Tire and Wheel Assemblies

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is bigger really better? By the end of this lesson, learners will be able to apply formulas for computing the diameter of tires and wheel assemblies. Begin by showing a slide presentation that will review definitions for radius and...
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What is a Sphere?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The teacher diagrams and explains the different terms of what comprises a sphere. Follow along and learn about the: radius, diameter, great circle, center, hemisphere
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For Students 10th
Tenth graders solve and complete 23 different problems that include measuring the volume of various figures. First, they determine the volume of each figure shown and shade the correct area in the diagram. Pupils find the weight of a...
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Circumference and Area: Madley Brath #58

For Students 7th - 9th
Middle schoolers examine a donut-shaped ring. They compute the circumference of the entire ring and of the hole in the ring. They determine the area of the ring without the hole. This one-page instructional activity contains a diagram...
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Evaluating Formulas: Area and Circumference of Circles

For Students 6th - 12th
Use this area and circumference of circles worksheet to have learners solve 13 short answer problems. They find the area and circumference of circles given a radius or diameter measurement.
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Lesson 11.5 Practice B - Circles

For Students 10th
In this circles worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 13 different problems that include determining the measurement of various angles within a circle. First, they determine the area of each shaded region in the illustrated circles...