STEM Wednesday, Browne Middle School, March 5th, 2014
Presenters: Ms. Coates, Ms. Bertadillo, Ms. Moore, Ms. Veuleman
Let’s Do Some Measuring:
What whole number is this ratio closest to?
How close do the ratios on your recording sheet come to 3.14?
Why might your ratios be a bit different?
Someone brings a huge pizza into the room and tells you that the diameter of the pizza is 4 feet. Use your knowledge of pi to estimate what the circumference of the pizza is.
Would you rather have a pizza that has a circumference of 36 inches or a diameter of 36 inches? Explain your answer.