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Lessons (146)

Lessons (146)

12th Grade Math

(12 Units, 146 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Circles(10 Lessons)

Can the Dog Reach the Bone? Determine whether a Point Lies within a Circle

12th Grade Math

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Circles

Big Idea:Will the dog be able to reach its bone? Students apply the definition of a circle, along with a method for determining whether or not a point lies on a circle.

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Circle Lattice Points

12th Grade Math

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Circles

Big Idea:Instead of telling students the equation for a circle, developing it themselves enables students to make the connection between circles and the Pythagorean Theorem.

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10 Resources

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Writing Circle Equations

12th Grade Math

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Circles

Big Idea:After thinking deeply about the Pythagorean Theorem and the key properties of circles, students are able to generate circle equations themselves.

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12 Resources

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Standard Form of Circle Equations

12th Grade Math

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Circles

Big Idea:How can I tell if this weird-looking equation will make a circle when I graph it? Students discover how to apply previous knowledge about completing the square to a new problem.

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Functions for Circles?

12th Grade Math

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Circles

Big Idea:Why do these circle equations not look like the other functions we have studied? In attempting to answer this question, students develop the function rules needed to graph a circle.

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Using Triangles to Understand Circles

12th Grade Math

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Circles

Big Idea:We all know that pi relates to circles--but where does this number come from? Students use and understand Archimedes' method for approximating pi, and in doing so learn an important application of limits.

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Organizing Archimedes' Method

12th Grade Math

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Circles

Big Idea:Give students a scaffold to help organize their calculations so that they can start to make generalizations and find shortcuts in this complicated process.

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How Close to Pi Can You Get?

12th Grade Math

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Circles

Big Idea:Now that students have estimates and a generalized approach, let them get the most accurate approximations possible! Students use technology to understand the full power of the tools they have developed.

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11 Resources

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Circle Review Session and Portfolio Workshop

12th Grade Math

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Circles

Big Idea:When students design their own review session and their own portfolios, you have time to work with each individual student to ensure that they get the most out of this learning opportunity.

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Circles Summative Assessment

12th Grade Math

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Circles

Big Idea:Use the time that students are working individually to give them informal narrative feedback that they love--and that will help shape the culture of your classroom.

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