Rotating a Circle Around a Line/Axis Through the Diameter
- Edward Knote
In this worksheet you will investigate what 3D shape will be created by rotating a circle about an axis which also passes through the center of the circle.
1) Before moving the slider or checking the box attempt to visualize, describe, draw the shape that would be created by rotating a circle about an axis which also passes through the center of the circle. 2) Once you completed step 1 select the button in upper right and corner of file that looks like 3 grey bars, in window that pops out select view, and then check off 3D graphics. 3) Now move the slider, select the checkbox, and see if your answer to part one was correct or changes.