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Pi Day Activities
Everything You Need to Know About Pi
Did you know that the Visual Math Dictionary contains a multitude of math terms and procedures with over 600 definitions and scores of additional resources, including tables, rules, and symbols?
You’ll find visual descriptions of important math concepts and rules for finding: area, surface area, and volume of a sphere, a hemisphere, a cone, a cylinder, and much more.
We’ve posted sections from the Visual Math Dictionary to use with some fun Pi Day activities:
Mathematical Terms Flash Cards
Circles: a reference sheet of definitions and visuals
Cross-Sections & Conic Sections: a reference sheet of definitions and visuals
Rules and Procedures
Suggested Activities for Pi Day Math
Find Area, Surface Area, and Volume
Download the Rules and Procedures. With a set of 3-D Shapes or some commonly found objects in your classroom, have students find the area, surface area, and volume of a sphere, a hemisphere, a cone, a cylinder, and much more.
Play Pi Day Pictionary
Download the pdf, print and create flash cards of the Mathematical Terms Flash Cards. A player holds the flash card for a given term, while challenging the opposing player to state the definition and draw a picture of the math term. The player who gets the most correct definitions wins the game.