# Pi Day

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Happy Pi Day! Pi Day is March 14th! π (the Greek letter) is equal to 3.14! Many people celebrate by eating a piece of pie or pizza on this day! Blaze Pizza promotes a pizza deal.

Other fascinating Pi Day facts include: • The number π is a mathematical constant
• Archimedes of Syracuse is considered to be the greatest mathematician of ancient history
• One of his mathematical achievements includes deriving an accurate approximation of pi
• Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point
• Pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter
• The diameter of a circle is its distance from edge to edge
• The circumference is the distance around the circle

Homeschoolers: draw/color an illustration. Theme: numbers. Read the story called “Benjamin Bunny” in Learning to Read: Fairy Tale Adventures. How many times is “Peter” mentioned in the story? Create a math problem with that number and solve it to celebrate Pi Day. List five Pi facts. Write about one fact. (Skills: identify, comprehend, apply, math, creativity) 