Education Technology

Running Circles Around the Diameter

Published on 03/27/2011

Activity Overview

This activity provides students an opportunity to explore the relationship between the diameter of a circle and its circumference.

Key Steps

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    Students will gather real-world data to explore the relationship between circumference and diameter.

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    They will set up a stat plot to graph diameter versus circumference for both customary and metric units.

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    Then, students will use the home screen to calculate the ratio of the circumference to diameter to estimate pi.