Exploratorium: Pi Day

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Resource:Exploratorium: Pi Day
Provider:Exploratorium: Pi Day
Summary:Age Range: 8-18 (Grades 3-12, with parental supervision). Did you know that Saturday, March 14 is International Pi Day? Pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter that is represented as 3.14.
Description:The Exploratorium Museum in San Francisco offers this website with fun activities to learn about Pi. Find out what ancient Babylonians, Archimedes, Zu Chongzhi of China, and French Mathematician Georges Buffon knew about Pi.

When you get to the site, you’ll see a welcome message and video. Scroll down to learn more:
  • Guide to Celebrating Pi Day
  • A Brief History of Pi
  • A Slice of Pi Day History
The activities include:
  • Cutting Pi
  • Pi Toss
  • Pi Graph
And if you really want to go in-depth, don’t miss The Joy of Pi website for lots more info, resources, lessons, and activities.
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Orientation:General
Subjects:Math
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
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Ages:8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
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