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ï»¿In this Pi Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking questions, take a survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities for Pi Day.
High schoolers explore pi. In this circle measurement lesson, students define and identify radius, diameter, circumference, and perimeter. High schoolers work in groups to measure several plastic lids and record their findings. Students compare the relationship between the diameter and radius, then complete a "Circumference vs. Diameter" worksheet. High schoolers explain the circumference formula based on their measurement comparisons. Worksheets and information about "Pi Day" are included.
Celebrate Pi day through math and cooperative learning activities. Using algebra, your older elementary students bring in some of the foods they like and then log their data about their food in a pi-chart. They compare all the foods based on size and then get to eat them. Resources and links are included in this fun lesson!
By working together, pairs of students will complete a Pi webquest. Using the internet, they examine the ways people in the Ancient Civilizations of Egypt, Babylonia and Greece used Pi. To end the lesson, they review the concepts of radius, diameter and circumference by creating a cartoon or poster to honor and publicize Pi.
Students use the online, virtual world "Second Life" to find facts about "Pi." In this math lesson, students listen as the teacher reads Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi. They go into the virtual world to find answers to the questions posed about pi by their teacher. Students develop an addition to the Pi museum in Second Life.