We found 162 resources with the concept spheres
Bill the Ball Bearing Man
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewJust how durable could a hollow ball bearing be? Learners model the strength of the walls of a ball bearing as a function of the radius of its cavity. They use their models to make reasonable conclusions about the probability of failure...
The Brightest Part of a Shadow Is in the Middle
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Shed some light on the nature of shadows! Science sleuths investigate a 200-year-old theory that light will form a bright spot in the center of a sphere's or circle's shadow with a video from Veritasium. The resource explains the...
A Breakthrough in Higher Dimensional Spheres
8 mins 10th - Higher Ed
How would you stack oranges in eight dimensions? The interesting video first describes hyperspheres as spheres in higher dimensions. It then provides some thought experiments to provide ways to think about hyperspheres and sphere packing.