Pi Day #1a – Discovering Pi

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Unravel the mystery behind the infamous number pi. Scholars complete a series of activities that explores where pi comes from, its digits and estimation strategies. Pupils should be ready to measure, calculate, and look for patterns to develop a better understanding of pi.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as an exploratory activity during a Pi Day celebration
  • Have pupils bring in different sizes of circular objects to incorporate in the activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should be proficient with measuring with a ruler
Pros

  • Includes an answer key with explanations
  • Individuals use their own data to make conclusions
Cons

  • None
Common Core