Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

It IS Easy as Pi! FUNshop

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:30a.m.
Saturday, February 24th, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
IMSA Campus, 1500 Sullivan Rd, Aurora, IL, 60506
Registration Fee: $45
Registration closes: February 18th, 2018
Scholarship Application closes: February 11th, 2018
 
Grades 3-4
Investigate the most useful irrational number, Pi! Through hands-on activities participants will explore mathematics concepts such as size, shape, circumference, diameter, and fractions, discovering along the way that math can be as easy as Pi! No matter which way you ‘slice it’ this Pi will leave students ‘hungry’ for more!
 
Grades 5-6
Can your student have their Pi and do math with it, too? Let’s find out in this set of computational lessons centering on our favorite irrational number, Pi.  Through a series of mathematical investigations involving geometry, students will get practical knowledge about a number that is not only a useful tool but is quite an enigma!