Who in the world discovered pi? Help your students understand that people from all over the world have worked for thousands of years to understand this elusive number.
This is a great activity for Pi Day (March 14th) or any day! Each student receives one display card listing a date, contributor, location, and contribution, as well as a map. The student colors or marks the location then displays the card on an eleven-foot long timeline.
• a title sheet for the timeline
• 28 display cards
• timeline (1700 BC to 1950 AD)
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Looking for another activity related to pi? Try Frequency and Pi
I can’t wait to create a giant timeline of the history of pi in my classroom on Pi Day. Won’t you join me?
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*As I searched the Internet for notable contributions, I noticed that dates and figures varied from source to source. Therefore, information found in this product should only be used for illustrative purposes.