# Tag Archives: diameter

## From Listerine to Fuji Water

I was brushing my teeth. The next evening, after dropping my car off for a nail to be removed from the right rear tire, I killed time at Michaels and Trader Joe’s. I created this lesson relative_ratios from that. My 6th graders are working on ratios and proportions. I saw the three different-sized bottles of Listerine on my bathroom counter […]

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## Follow Up on Friday Bubbles

My 6th graders had a blast last Friday blowing bubbles. Upon their return on Monday, I asked for ten groups to volunteer just one set of their circumference and diameter numbers. Then I asked, “What is the relationship between these numbers?” Some quiet mumbling, then just quiet. I asked again, “I have these 10 sets of numbers. What should I do with […]

## Friday Bubbles

This activity is a lot of fun for 6th graders to discover for themselves the relationship between diameter and circumference. Given a small container of bubble solution, the student pours a little of it onto his/her desk and use a straw to blow a bubble. When a bubble pops, it leaves enough of an imprint on […]

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