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# The Circle 5th & 6th Learning Path

By D McDaid

The Circle 5th & 6th
5 resources in this Learning Path

1

### Explore the many characteristics of a circle. (Flash Req)

http://www.mathwarehouse.com/geomet...rcle/interactive-circumference.php# Added: 16 Nov 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Simulation

A fully interactive circle which offfers the user a visual representation of the shape, including numerical measure of radius, diameter and circumference. Each number changes as the user moves point A or point B on the interactive circle. There is a variety of useful information if the link to 'formula for circumference of a circle' is clicked in the blue box at the top of the page.

5-6 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Suggestions for use: This website is ideal for the IWB, children can gain experience in changing the output of an equation by changing the input. Children can also use this as a tool to assess their own workings on paper. A visual representation to the numbers on their page will deepen understanding.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

2

### Parts of a Circle

A power point presentation identifying the different part of a circle followed by three activities.

5-6 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• construct a circle of given radius or diameter

Suggestions for use: An introduction to circles

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Special Needs:

3

### Compare and Order Fractions Interactively

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate...r=MSIE&vendor=Sun_Microsystems_Inc. Added: 09 Apr 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

The child must split the circle or square into the correct fraction parts and shade in the given amount. The child must then order them from smallest to largest.

5-6 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

4

### Mrs. Glossers Math Goodies

http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol2/circle_area.html Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Contains a number of different maths lessons, which use an interactive approach to problem solving.
The lessons (e.g. the area of a circle) include instructions, diagrams, formulae, examples and exercises. An answer box is provided.

3-4 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Lesson on a circle.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

5

### Equivalent Fractions

http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=80 Added: 09 Jul 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Create equivalent fractions by dividing and shading squares or circles and match each fraction to its location on the number line.

3-4 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

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