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Pi Day

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From: Suzanne A. (for Teacher2Teacher Service)
Date: Mar 11, 2000 at 21:37:48
Subject: Re: Pi Day

It just so happens that this very topic was just mentioned in the Math Forum Monthly Newsletter! Here is what was said: 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://mathforum.org/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://mathforum.com/teachers/middle/activities/pi_day.html or send a Pi Day greeting card: - 123 Greetings http://www.123greetings.com/events/pi/ If you are interested in reading other issues or subscribing to the Newsletter, please look here: http://mathforum.org/electronic.newsletter/ I hope that helps. -Suzanne A., for the Teacher2Teacher service

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