Students analyze and demonstrate how a circle can be measured in square units and examine how diameter, circumference and radius are related.
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The Circumference of a Circle and the Area of the Region it Encloses
Bring your math class around with this task. Learners simply identify parts of a given circle, compute its radius, and estimate the circumference and area. It is a strong scaffolding exercise in preparation for applying the formulas for...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Punnett Squares with Piebald Deer
Explore the science behind Earth's amazing diversity of life with this lesson on genetics. Looking at specific traits in piebald deer, carnations, and roan cattle, young scientists use Punnett squares to determine the possible genotypes...
5th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Practice: Measuring Angles and Using a Protractor and More!
Four fabulous worksheets are included in this resource, all having to do with the measurement of angles. On the first, anglers will use a protractor to determine the degrees of 10 different angles. An arc is drawn on each. On the second,...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
More Problems on Area and Circumference
Perimeter check! Pairs work on finding the areas of semicircles and quarter circles using a relationship with squares. The problems challenge pupils to find areas of composite figures made from rectangles, semicircles, and quarter circles.
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Tile Patterns I: Octagons and Squares
This can be used as a critical thinking exercise in congruence or as a teaching tool when first introducing the concept. Four octagons are arranged in such a way that a square is formed in the middle. With this information, geometry...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed