An Introduction to Pi and the Area of a Circle (SMILE)
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|Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy|
|A lesson for grades 5-7 that uses a phenomenological approach to observe and discuss the relation between circumference and diameter and how that relation, called pi, is used in the formula for the area of a circle. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.|
|Levels:||Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade|
|Resource Types:||Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles|
|Math Topics:||Pi, Conic Sections and Circles|
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