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PI Day 2000
Posted:
Mar 10, 2000 11:23 AM


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://wwwhistory.mcs.stand.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 629014610 USA Fax: (618) 4534244 Phone: (618) 4534241 (office) (618) 4578903 (home) Email: jbecker@siu.edu
mailto://jbecker@siu.edu



