Pi Day activity ideas

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To celebrate Pi Day (March 14), we’ve collated some fun activities for use in the classroom or at home.


A brief history of pi

A quick read about the ancient mathematicians who searched for pi.



Pi darts

A video explaining how to calculate pi using a dart board.



Pi notes

Uses 10 chosen notes to play the first 10 000 digits of pi as a musical sequence (requires Flash).



Pi and Fibonacci

A video showing real-life instances of pi and fibonacci.



Searching pi

Search the first 200 000 digits of pi for any string of numbers, such as a birthday.



Pi art

An article showing some fascinating pi-inspired data visualisation.



More activities

Exploratorium has a list of hands-on activities for learning more about pi.


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