"Proving" Pi by Examining Circumference and Diameter Lengths
In this pi learning exercise, 9th graders "prove" that pi is the ratio of the circumference of any circle to its diameter. This learning exercise included a blank circle, line, and Cartesian coordinate system.
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Families of Parallel Lines and the Circumference of the Earth
How do you fit a tape measure around the Earth? No need if you know a little geometry! Pupils begin by extending their understanding of the Side Splitter Theorem to a transversal cut by parallel lines. Once they identify the proportional...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Pi Day: The Other Math Holiday!
Happy Pi Day! This collection of games, experiments, and activities leads participants through an exploration of the many aspects and attributes of that mysterious quantity, pi. Activities range from using statistical experimentation to...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable