Grade: 6 - 8

Packing Circles (6-8)

This activity allows students to explore how to optimize the packaging of circular objects which relates to many real-life scenarios. Students have the opportunity to work collaboratively to determine which packaging strategy is optimal for a set of six discs. Students can think creatively about their packaging strategies and exploring the relationship between the area of circles and that of other shapes.

Select Day

Not building a Playlist?