Discovering Pi Day

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Have your pi and eat it too! Learners explore the origin of pi as they measure the circumference and diameter of circles and calculate the ratios. Following the exploration, individuals complete a set of questions that help them get to know pi a little better.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate as an exploration activity on Pi Day
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a specific set of materials and time for preparation
  • Previous experience with the characteristics of a circle is helpful

  • Includes an answer key to each activity
  • Provides links to additional resources to supplement the lesson

  • None
Common Core