6th celebrated 'Pi Day' on 14th March 2019. (3.14)
The children observed various circular shapes in the envrionment. e.g. hoola hoops, lids of various sizes, masking tape, sellotape, glue stick , p.e. cones. etc.
The children measured the approximate measurement of the circumference of the these curcular shapes using a string, then measuring the string against a measuring tape. They then measured the diameter of the smae circlar shapes. The children came to the conclusion that the circumference is always about 3 times the length of the diameter: hence 'pi'=3.14. the ratio of about 3:1
The children then invesetigated pi further by drawing circles in their copies using a compass and a ruler. In pairs they helped each other to measure the circumference the diameter using string and a ruler.
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