What's your favorite pi?

Sixth graders toss popcorn kernels at a 12? circle inscribed in a 12? square. By counting the number of popcorn kernels that land inside the circle and inside the square the students calculate estimates for the value of pi.

6th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Resource Details

1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Database & Spreadsheet
1 hr

What Members Say

Melissa W.
Lesson Planet does a great job in matching appropriate resources with the lessons I am trying to find. I need things that will make learning real, but at the same time, fun and interesting, and I can always count on Lesson Planet to provide that.
Melissa W., Teacher
Cookeville, TN