## Pi Day activity ideas

### 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.

**https://www.exploratorium.edu/pi/history-of-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).

**https://avoision.com/experiments/pi10k**

**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.

**http://www.angio.net/pi/bigpi.cgi**

**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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