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.
A video explaining how to calculate pi using a dart board.
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.
Search the first 200 000 digits of pi for any string of numbers, such as a birthday.
An article showing some fascinating pi-inspired data visualisation.
Exploratorium has a list of hands-on activities for learning more about pi.