Recipes – As Easy as Pi(e)

Recipes – As Easy as Pi(e)

This post can also be found on the Our World, Our Numbers blog. Along with this information about recipes and how we tied them in to Pi Day, you’ll also be able to learn about recipes from other countries around the world. Check back next week as each class...
Pi Day

Pi Day

On March 14th of every year we celebrate Pi Day. Now, this is much different than Pie Day. Pie is that delicious treat that comes in a variety of types. You can get apple, pumpkin, cherry, blueberry, and so many more. Pi, without the e on the end, represents the ratio...
Area of a Circle

Area of a Circle

Recently we’ve been spending a lot of time working with circles. You may have remembered our post about how to find the area. In years past, students have found the area of a rectangle by using the formula area = length x width. Now, we’ve learned how to...
The Great Circle Hunt of 2012

The Great Circle Hunt of 2012

They’re mysterious. They’re ominous. They’re elusive. Those circles are impossible to track down. Ok, well maybe not really. Circles are actually all over the place. Almost everywhere you turn you can find a circle. Take a look at the clock....
Circumference

Circumference

We’ve been talking geometry in class recently. We’ve discussed polygons (Mrs. Yollis class has a great post about them), angles, and now circles. We began by reviewing all the different parts of a circle. In the picture above, you’ll see a green line...

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