Circles and Cylinders
For this geometry lesson, 10th graders break down a circle and identify the different parts. They discuss chords, diameter, radius, circumference, major and minor segment. There are 42 problems broken down into 5 different sections.
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Informal Proofs of the Circumference/Area of a Circle
Use this lesson plan to help your geometers develop informal proofs of the circumference and area of a circle. Working in small groups, students rotate between three stations to complete hands-on activities that illustrate the...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
General Prisms and Cylinders and Their Cross-Sections
So a cylinder does not have to look like a can? By expanding upon the precise definition of a rectangular prism, the lesson develops the definition of a general cylinder. Scholars continue on to develop a graphical organizer for the...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Surface Area and Volume of Conics - Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres
This is a multi-faced unit that looks at circles, arcs, sectors, cylinders, cones, spheres, and hemispheres. The formulas for finding length, area, surface area, and volume are discussed with an eye towards an intuitive understanding....
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable