Lesson Plan
National Wildlife Federation

#### What is DBH?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When measuring the circumference of a tree, does it matter how high you place the measuring tape? Most scholars have never considered this question, but scientists know that measurement techniques must be standardized. The 13th lesson...
Worksheet
Math Stars

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...
Lesson Plan
Illuminations

#### 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 plan, pupils understand how to find the radius, diameter, area of a...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Discovering Pi/Welcome to Pi Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore pi. In this circle measurement instructional activity, students define and identify radius, diameter, circumference, and perimeter. Students work in groups to measure several plastic lids and record their findings....
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### 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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Flipped Math

#### Unit 9 Review: Area of Polygons

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to show what you know! Individuals first review finding the area of polygons using the formulas from parallelograms to regular polygons. They then brush up on finding the area and circumference of circles, as well as reviewing...
Instructional Video21:05
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Flipped Math

#### Circles and Arc Lengths

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discuss all things round and round. Pupils review finding area and the circumference of circles and use them to solve problems. Next, they learn about central angles and their relationships to measures of arcs. Learners then find out how...
Assessment
Bowland

#### Sports Bag

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Lay it out using the least amount of material. Learners use the dimensions of a cylindrical sports bag to find out the size of pieces of material needed to sew them. The pupils find the best placement of the pieces to use the least...
eBook
CK-12 Foundation

#### CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
Performance

#### How do I Prepare this Piece of Floor Tile to Lay on the Bottom of my Kitchen Sink Cabinet?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can you place a rectangular tile around a pipe? Scholars first use a model of a kitchen sink cabinet to take measurements. Using a compass and their knowledge of circles, they then cut out a circle from a piece of poster board (which...
Unit Plan

#### Catch Me If You Can!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Crime doesn't pay, but everyone can learn from it. Learners consider different situations involving mischief at a school, such as stink bombs and rockets, and analyze them using mathematics. They must apply trigonometry, quadratic...
Unit Plan
New York City Department of Education

#### Designing Euclid’s Playground

For Teachers 10th Standards
Create a geometric playground. Pupils work through a performance task to demonstrate their ability to use geometric concepts to solve everyday problems. The accompanying engineering design lessons show teachers how the assessment works...
Unit Plan
PBS

#### Accessible Shapes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
All the 2-D and 3-D measurement work you need is in one location. Divided into three sections, the geometry lesson plans consist of visualization of three dimensions, classifying geometric figures, and finding surface area and volume....
Assessment
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CCSS Math Activities

#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target F

For Teachers 7th Standards
Sometimes it's how you ask the question that counts. The sixth installment of nine from the Smarter Balanced Claim 1 Slideshow series presents a set of 13 questions to assess understanding of angle relationships as well as area and...
Activity
Didax

#### Pi Day #1a – Discovering Pi

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Unravel the mystery behind the infamous number pi. Scholars complete a series of activities that explores where pi comes from, its digits and estimation strategies. Pupils should be ready to measure, calculate, and look for patterns to...
Assessment
Mathed Up!

#### Functional Maths Questions

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Dang, it's a word problem! Pupils address a variety of word problems that involve knowledge of proportions and geometric topics. The General Certificate of Secondary Education review problems require determining costs based on area...
Instructional Video3:29
PBS

#### Scale City — Scaling up Recipes and Circles in the Real World

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
What a great big skillet you have. The resource introduces the class to the world's largest stainless steel skillet. The class creates a model of the skillet and a typical 12-inch skillet and compares the relative sizes of their areas....
Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

#### Module 5: Circles A Geometric Perspective

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Circles, circles, everywhere! Pupils learn all about circles, central angles, inscribed angles, circle theorems, arc length, area of sectors, and radian measure using a set of 12 lessons. They then discover volume formulas through...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Spinning an Old Record

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Take a trip back in time to examine angular velocity. Using the revolutions per minute, learners calculate the speed of a point on a 33 record. They compare the speed of a point on the edge of the record to the speed of a point closer to...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Bicycle Chain

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Model a bicycle chain with circles and tangent lines. Given the dimensions of the sprocket wheels, young scholars calculate the length of the chain that surrounds them. A second task has learners write a function for the length of a...
Lesson Plan
Mascil Project

#### Arranging Tables for a Birthday

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Planning a party of 45 guests may be more complicated than it would seem.  Learners must design the space in accordance with these constraints about the space available in the room. They need to calculate area, circumference, and linear...
Activity
101 Questions

#### Pokémon Go Cheat

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Gotta catch them all—no learner left behind! Young scholars must predict the length of time it takes a phone attached to a fan to travel five kilometers given the radius and rotations versus time data. Why would you attach a phone to a...
Activity
101 Questions

#### Brita

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's hard to envision what 39 billion plastic bottles look like. Brita claims that the US uses that number of plastic bottles each year! If that's not enough to get your attention, figure out how many times 39 billion water bottles can...
Activity
101 Questions

#### Car Caravan

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Keep playing with those old toy cars! Pupils estimate the number of toy cars in an art installation. The only information they receive is a picture showing the toy cars arranged in concentric rings and the diameter of the overall...