Celebrate Pi Day!

March 7th, 2022 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Exploratorium: Pi Day


Grades 3-12, with parental supervision

Did you know that next Monday, March 14, is International Pi Day? Pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter that is represented as 3.14.

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 menu at the left to explore:

  • 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

You can also set a reminder for a live Pi Day stream on Monday, March 14, 2022, from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at this site.

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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