Mathematics for living – Working with the Circle (Lesson Plan)
TY, 5, LCA
Leadership in Learning
Managing Information & Thinking, Managing Myself, Staying Well, Working With Others
Maths; Pizza, LCA; Radius; Diameter; Circle
Students investigate: the relationship between radius and area of a circle; how to calculate the area of a circle given the diameter; how to calculate the circumference of a circle (crust length!) given a diameter.
Learning Objectives Include: Calculate the circumference and area of a circle and compare circle areas to find best value (pizza)