Pi Day

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

Other fascinating Pi Day facts include:

  • The number π is a mathematical constant
  • Archimedes is considered to be the greatest mathematician of ancient history
  • One of his mathematical achievements includes finding an accurate approximation of pi
  • Pi has been calculated to be 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/Educators/Parents: draw/color an illustration. Theme: numbers. Solve a math problem with the numbers 3, 1, 4 in honor of Pi Day. Put these words in alphabetical order and use in a sentence: rich, Pi, circle, digits, math, diameter, stingy, merchant. Read the story called “The Flying Trunk” in Learning to Read: Fairy Tale Adventures. Describe the adventures of the rich merchant and his son. List three Pi Day facts. Describe how you can use numbers in your everyday life. (Skillset: identify, comprehend, apply, creative, math)

About Martha Quinn

Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, exciting movies, good books, and the great outdoors.

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