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  Circle Sanctuary Website
Founded in 1974 by Selena Fox, Circle Sanctuary is a non-profit organization dedicated to networking, research, spiritual healing, community celebrations, and education.
The Circle sponsors gatherings and encourages Nature preservation with Nature meditations and workshops celebrated at diverse locations including the Circle Sanctuary Nature Preserve, a 200 acre site in the forested hills of southwestern Wisconsin, USA.
Circle Sanctuary maintains the Circle Network, an information exchange and contact service which links together individuals, groups, networks, centers, and other groupings of Pagans/Nature Spirituality practitioners throughout the world.
www.circlesanctuary.org   (298 words)

  Area of a Circle
(pronounced Pi) to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle to the diameter.
The diameter of a circle is 8 centimeters.
The radius of a circle is 9 centimeters.
www.mathgoodies.com /lessons/vol2/circle_area.html   (332 words)

  Circle - MSN Encarta
Circle, in geometry, a two-dimensional curve such that each point on the curve is the same distance from a fixed point, called the center.
A central angle is an angle with the vertex at the center of the circle and with sides forming radii of the circle.
The circle belongs to the class of curves known as conic sections because a circle can be described as the intersection of a right circular cone with a plane that is perpendicular to the axis of the cone.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761575913   (489 words)

 PlanetMath: circle
Definition A circle in the plane is determined by a center and a radius.
The circle consists of all points whose distance from the center equals the radius.
A circle determines a closed curve in the plane, and this curve is called the perimeter or circumference of the circle.
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/Circle.html   (449 words)

The invention of the wheel is a fundamental discovery of properties of a circle.
The pedal of a circle is a cardioid if the pedal point is taken on the circumference and is a limacon if the pedal point is not on the circumference.
The caustic of a circle with radiant point on the circumference is a cardioid, while if the rays are parallel then the caustic is a nephroid.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Curves/Circle.html   (309 words)

 PeerSpirit: Basic Circle Guidelines
The circle, or council, is an ancient form of meeting that has gathered human beings into respectful conversation for thousands of years.
What transforms a meeting into a circle is the willingness of people to shift from informal socializing or opinionated discussion into a receptive attitude of thoughtful speaking and deep listening and to embody and practice the structures outlined here.
At the close of a circle meeting, it is important to allow a few minutes for each person to comment on what they learned, or what stays in their heart and mind as they leave.
www.peerspirit.com /htmlpages/circlebasics.html   (1137 words)

 CIRCLE's Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CIRCLE's mission is to determine why highly effective forms of instruction, such as human one-on-one tutoring, work so well, and to develop computer-based constructive learning environments that foster equally impressive learning.
CIRCLE Summer School 2003, an intensive one week course on building intelligent tutoring systems will be held from June 17 to June 21, 2003.
CIRCLE Summer School 2002, an intensive one week course on building intelligent tutoring systems was held from July 15 to July 19, 2002.
www.pitt.edu /~circle   (270 words)

 CIRCLE - A nonpartisan research center studying youth civic engagement and civic education.
Among the 19 survey indicators of civic engagement in CIRCLE’s “Civic and Political Health of the Nation” surveys (2002 and 2006), ten are activities that require individuals to express their own political or social opinions in public forums or to participate in a public event for expressive purposes.
College students in the United States are hungry for political conversation that is authentic, involves diverse views and is free of manipulation and “spin,” according to Millennials Talk Politics, a new report released on November 7th, 2007 by CIRCLE and The Charles F. Kettering Foundation.
CIRCLE Working Paper #57 examines the association between activities regularly used in high school civic education courses (e.g., staging a mock election) and their impact on key student outcomes.
www.civicyouth.org   (1097 words)

 Great Circle Associates
At the invitation of The University of Arizona, Great Circle Associates founder and principal Brent Chapman recently presented two talks on campus in Tucson.
Great Circle Associates founder and principal Brent Chapman was honored with the 2004 SAGE Outstanding Achievement Award "for outstanding sustained contributions to the community of system administrators".
Great Circle's Brent Chapman was at the conference all week long, where he hosted a Guru Session on MBAs for Sys Admins and participated in the Advanced Topics Workshop.
www.greatcircle.com   (553 words)

 Geometry in Art & Architecture Unit 9
The circle is considered a symbol of unity, because all the regular polygons are embraced by the circle.
The circle is the symbol for infinity, because the circle is endless, and may be considered a polygon with an infinite number of sides.
The speculation about why a stone circle was flattened was to make its perimeter an integral multiple of the radius drawn to their circular part of its perimeter.
www.dartmouth.edu /~matc/math5.geometry/unit9/unit9.html   (3509 words)

 Basic Shapes - SVG 1.1 - 20030114
The x-axis coordinate of the center of the circle.
The y-axis coordinate of the center of the circle.
The arc of a 'circle' element begins at the "3 o'clock" point on the radius and progresses towards the "9 o'clock" point.
www.w3.org /TR/SVG/shapes.html   (2329 words)

 Linux Users Group - Oregon State University   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We constructed the circle in an oat field near Amity, Oregon, where it was completely invisible from the road but unmistakable from the sky.
Fueled by the enthusiasm of Asa Dotzler at Mozilla, suddenly the crop circle was within reach.
With two teams of stompers, each with a walkie talkie and smaller version of the map, we reported our progress to our map team located outside the circle where they recorded all the work by highlighting it on their copy of the map.
lug.oregonstate.edu /index.php/Projects/Firefox/Firefox_Circle   (909 words)

 Completing the Square: Circle Equations
Since the center-radius form of the circle equation is in the format
, completing the square can be necessary for finding the center and radius of a circle, once you've been given the equation.
Completing the square to find a circle's center and radius always works in this manner.
www.purplemath.com /modules/sqrcircle.htm   (472 words)

 Flickr: squared circle
all photographs must be of equal height and width, containing a circle.
the circle must fill as much of the frame as possible with its outside edge remaining visible.
no additional borders, no computer generated circles, no photoshop creations, and no circles created through lens effects.
www.flickr.com /groups/circle   (185 words)

 CIRCLE: Climate Impact Research Coordination for a Larger Europe
Climate impact analysis and adaptation response must be informed by a coherent body of research and it is CIRCLE´s prime objective to contribute to such efforts by networking and aligning national research programmes in the 19 CIRCLE partner countries.
The Implementation of a European Research Area (ERA) for climate change is CIRCLE’s final goal.
The CIRCLE NORDIC call is opened from Oct 19 2007 until Dec 10 2007 5pm CET
www.circle-era.net   (96 words)

 The Workmen's Circle
WC/AR branches formed across North America, providing communities of fellowship and a visionary safety net of health and education services, aiding Jewish families throughout the life cycle.
Hundreds of thousands of Jews have a historic link to The Workmen’s Circle.
Today, as in the past, The Workmen’s Circle is the welcoming home for new generations of Jewish families, cultivating Jewish community and culture, and standing up for social justice.
www.circle.org   (315 words)

 Circle of Inclusion Home Page
The Circle of Inclusion Web Site is for early childhood service providers and families of young children.
Copyright © 2002, University of Kansas, Circle of Inclusion Project.
Permission for reproduction of these materials for non-profit use with proper citation is granted.
www.circleofinclusion.org   (126 words)

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