Pi Day

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Taught by MrBinkley
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Lesson Description:

The truth on what Pi Day (March 14) is really about...

Additional Resources:
  • Definition of Pi - A definition of what pi is and some information about pi.
  • Diameter of a circle - A description and explanation of what the diameter of a circle is and how to calculate other measurements from the diameter.
  • Circumference of a circle - Definition of circumference of a circle, how to find it, and some interesting facts about circumference.
  • Area of a circle - The definition of area of a circle as well as explanations of how to find the area of a circle is shown with several formulas.
  • Pi Facts - A list of 50 interesting facts about pi -- quite an impressive collection.
  • Pi Infographic - A banner graphic with some fun facts about pi and its history. A great resource for teachers!
Questions answered by this video:
  • What is pi day?
  • Who first studied pi?
  • What is pi?
  • Where does pi come from?
  • How does pi relate to the circumference and diameter of circles?
  • If you have a circle with a diameter of 6in., how do you find its circumference and area?
  • What is the formula for circumference of a circle?
  • What does C = pi*d or C = 2*pi*r mean?
  • What does C = 3.14*d mean?
  • What is the formula for area of a circle?
  • What does A = pi*r^2 mean?
  • What does A = 3.14*r^2 mean?
  • How many times longer is the circumference of a circle than its diameter?
  • Staff Review

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    In this video, you will learn what Pi Day is all about, what pi means, and how it relates to the circumference and area of a circle. You will also learn the formulas for circumference and area of a circle as well as how many times longer a circle's circumference is than its diameter. You will also have fun watching!