It’s Monday, March 13, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!
The Joy of Pi
Age Range: All (All grades. Parents – preview these sites and select the resources that will be most beneficial to your children.)
Tomorrow, March 14, is “World Pi Day” and people everywhere are celebrating the mathematical symbol Pi (the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter or 3.14159…).
Celebrate all week long with activities that enhance students’ understanding of all that is circular.
A companion to the book, “The Joy of Pi,” this website offers a terrific, comprehensive and current archive of links to information and resources all about Pi, including FREE downloadable lessons and activities. Learn the history of Pi, how to calculate Pi, and many other unique, fun, and innovative ways to investigate Pi for students of all ages.
Here’s another resource:
MEGSL (Math Educators of Greater St. Louis)
A collection of pi facts, resources, and free downloadable lessons and activities. The site also maintains an archive of links to Pi math problems, discussions, and unique, fun, and innovative ways to investigate Pi for students of all ages.
Albert Einstein for Kids
Tomorrow is also Albert Einstein’s birthday! At this site you will find links to explore every stage of Einstein’s life. To get your kids interested in Einstein consider telling them that he was a genius – but that he didn’t talk until he was 3, he hated school and thought it was boring, he left school at 15 because of bad grades, and he wanted to study at the university but couldn’t pass the entrance exam! Nevertheless, at age 26 he published the Theory of Relativity, the quantum theory of light, and proved that energy and matter are linked in the physics relationship of E=MC².