Next Pi Day - Friday, March 14, 2008 See Countdown for next year. ABC Evening News celebrates Pi day!

(See how long you can stand it.)
http://pi.ytmnd.com/

Pi Day Wrap

# Pi Day Song (Lose Yourself in the Digits)

Where is your birthday in Pi?
How many digits will it take until your birthday shows up in Pi? To find out go to

Pi Day by Mr. Herte

Suggested activities and links to other Pi Day ideas by Mr. Herte, a teacher in Glen Cove, New York.
http://www.mathwithmrherte.com/pi_day.htm

Discovering Pi
http://mathforum.org/paths/measurement/disc.pi.html

A Pi Necklace

http://mathforum.org/teachers/middle/activities/pi_day.html

How long would it take you to recite Pi to 100 places in French?
http://www.cecm.sfu.ca/pi/yapPing.html

A Poem by Poe related to Pi
Want to remember the first 42 decimal places of Pi? Memorize this story....

Near a Raven
by Edgar Allen Poe

Midnights so dreary, tired and weary.
Silently pondering volumes extolling all by-now obsolete lore.
During my rather long nap - the weirdest tap!
An ominous vibrating sound disturbing my chamber's antedoor.
"This", I whispered quietly, "I ignore".

Slice of Pi, Anyone?
http://www.johnshepler.com/articles/piday.html

Did the Bible say Pi = 3? Check it out here.

Other Useful sites

A great source of activities for Pi Day is:
http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.pi.html

Discovering the Value of Pi
The purpose of this lesson is for you to discover a very special attribute of circles.
http://www.arcytech.org/java/pi/

Pi Day in Georgia

The Rediculously enhanced Pi Page
http://www.exploratorium.edu/pi/pi98/

Pi day at Demarest HS
http://www.nvnet.org/nvhs/dept/math/pi/geometry.html

More Pi day celebrations
http://www.kathimitchell.com/pi.html

Buffon's Needle Experiment
One of the oldest problems in the field of geometrical probability, Buffon's Needle is an intriguing problem relating the theory of probability to the number pi. The problem involves randomly dropping a needle on a grid of parallel lines and determining the probability of the needle crossing one of the lines.

See CIESEmath activity
http://ciese.org/math/db/buffsneedlelesson.html

Pi Day (Grades 6-12) ENC features
http://www.enc.org/features/calendar/unit/0,1819,34,00.shtm
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