National Pi Day remix
National Pi Day Math Activities Name: ____________________________________Period______________Date_____________
Materials Needed: Calculators, fabric tape measures
Task 1: Measurement Activity: As a group, measure the items using the same unit (inches or centimeters) and using
calculators, find the given ratio and area. Students will need fabric tape measures to complete the measuring part, after which they get the calculators to determine the area.
Item 
Diameter 
Circumference 
Ratio 
Area 
1. Frisbee 




2. Plate 




3. Drinking Cup – Top 




4. Drinking Cup – Bottom 




5. Clock 




6. Compact disc 









Task 2: Video Summary: Identify 2 facts you think are important from the videos watched in class today.
https://www.teachertube.com/video/whatispiday1054
https://www.teachertube.com/video/itispiday25371
Fact 1: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Fact 2: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Task 3: Show what you know: As a group, complete questions about circles on the accompanying worksheet.
Using www.mathaids.com, create a worksheet that will assess students content knowledge in solving for radius, diameter, and/or area of circles, using the following resources: ruler, calculator, pencil and paper, and using 3.14 for Pi.
Within the worksheet, students will be asked to provide 3 examples of how Pi could be useful today.