Description: Students discover where pi comes from by measuring the circular features of everyday objects.
Common Core Standard: 7.G.4 (and others)
Materials: Ruler that can measure in millimeters, circular objects
Student Learning Goals:
(1) Students will be able to explain where Pi comes from.
(2) Students will be able to estimate the value of Pi using the circumference and diameter of an object.
(3) Students will be able to use Pi to find area and circumference.
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