Parachutes, Circles and Pi...Oh My!

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Students explore different size circles to discover the relationship between diameter and circumference. In this circles and Pi lesson, students construct simple parachutes using circle patterns of varying sizes. Students predict the effect that the area of a circular parachute has on the time of its descent.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 7th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
1999