Circumference of Circles

Circumference of Circles
Circumference of Circles
Circumference of Circles

              Circumference of Circles

              Students are taken through the process of discovering the relationship between the radius, diameter and circumference of a circle.  By drawing three different sized circles, measuring their radii, diameter and circumferences students tabulate their results and look for patterns.
              Differentiated Learning Objectives
              • All students should be able to derive and use the formulae for the circumference of a circle in terms of its diameter.
              • Most students should be able to derive and use the formulae for the circumference of a circle in terms of its radius.
              • Some students should be able to calculate the radius and diameter of a circle when given its circumference.
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