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Jerry P. Becker

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PI Day 2000
Posted: Mar 10, 2000 11:23 AM
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FOR YOUR INFORMATION


13 March 2000 Vol. 5, No. 11

THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS


PI DAY 2000
March 14 at 1:59:26

For Web sites about pi and activities for celebrating Pi Day,
visit the Math Forum's Internet Mathematics Library:

Arithmetic/Early: Number Sense/About Numbers: Pi
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/library/topics/pi/

See, in particular:

- Pi Mathematics - Ganas, Moore; National Center for
Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
An adventure in exploring the concept of Pi, with
activities, projects, applications, history, an
information video, and teacher resources
http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Edu/RSE/RSEorange/buttons.html

- The Pi Pages - Centre for Experimental and Constructive
Mathematics (CECM)
Links to many sources of information: the story of the
history of the computation of pi, current records of
computation, and more
http://www.cecm.sfu.ca/pi/pi.html

- Pi Through the Ages - MacTutor Math History Archives
A history of pi

http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/HistTopics/Pi_through_the_ages.html

Try an activity sent to us by teacher Diana Funke:

- Making a Pi Necklace
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/teachers/middle/activities/pi_day.html

or send a Pi Day greeting card:

- 123 Greetings
http://www.123greetings.com/events/pi/

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Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610 USA
Fax: (618) 453-4244
Phone: (618) 453-4241 (office)
(618) 457-8903 (home)
E-mail: jbecker@siu.edu

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