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Help your students discover the number that has intrigued mathematicians for centuries. Learn different ways pi has been calculated through the ages, use pi to figure your hat size, perform a variety of experiments to estimate the value of pi, or relate pi to the alphabet. These interesting and exciting activities encourage higher order thinking and offer a complete overview of this important number while giving students practice in important math skills.
This guide includes detailed lesson plans (referenced to NCTM standards) and reproducible student worksheets. Use them for Pi Day (March 14), as an enrichment or extension to your existing curriculum, or to challenge your most able math students.
Posted October 4, 2005
This is a great resource to have in the classroom. My students enjoyed all the activities and have a good understanding of pi. I even learned some things about this fascinating irrational number. A must-have!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted May 9, 2004
Posted April 4, 2003
My students enjoyed the pi activities described in the book. This book offers many ideas on various perspectives on pi. I would highly recommend this book as an enrichment supplement.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.