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Exploring Circumference

Unit 8: Geometry
Lesson 5 of 19

Objective: SWBAT: • Measure an object to the nearest tenth of a centimeter. • Identify and find the radius, diameter, and circumference of a circle. • Explain pi in your own words. • Explain the formula for circumference and why it works.

Big Idea: What is pi, anyway? Students explore the relationship between circumference and diameter by measuring a variety of circles and use it to derive the formula for circumference.

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Math, 6th grade, master teacher project, circles, circumference, pi, radius, Diameter, 7th grade
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