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This is a compilation of two mini-lessons on the value of Pi. Students are guided through 2 hands-on activities to discover the value of pie. They then apply what they learned to a real pie*.
Suitable for PreAlgebra through high school. The proofs are NOT mathematical proofs, but are desinged to be hands-on and tangible. Students will "discover" pi themselves.
*real pie not included in download.
WHAT WILL I GET?
You will get a PDF with the Printables and Instructor Guide. You will get a ready to go mini-lesson for delivering the content. The mini-lesson comes in two formats: smart notebook and powerpoint.
WHAT DO I NEED?
In order to conduct the activities you will need: any classroom AV setup for the notebook or powerpoint file, printouts of the provided printables, scissors, rulers, String, and a digital scale. (recommend .01g precision or better for best results).