Fun with Pi

Fun with Pi
  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
4394 views, 5 ratings - 00:12:52
Taught by MrA

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A video discussing pi. This video talks about what pi is, how to calculate pi, where pi is found, and fun facts / activities with pi.
  • Slides from the video - SmartBoard slides in PDF format from the pi lesson.
  • Teach Pi Website - A website dedicated pi and pi day resources. It includes a list of the longest pi chains ever created.
  • Joy of Pi Website - This website has many resources, pi facts, and pi links, including information about The Joy of Pi book.
  • Exploratorium - History of pi, discovering pi, and many other resources dedicated to learning about pi.
  • Pi Resources - A bunch of links about pi!
  • Expansions of pi - Several expansion formulas for pi
  • Definition of Pi - A definition of what pi is and some information about pi.
  • Pi Facts - A list of 50 interesting facts about pi -- quite an impressive collection.
  • Pi Infographic - A banner graphic with some fun facts about pi and its history. A great resource for teachers!
  • What is pi?
  • What are properties of pi?
  • How is pi calculated?
  • Where is pi found in the real world?
  • What are some facts about pi?
  • What are some songs and activities about pi?
  • How can you memorize pi?
This is great for a person who wants to learn more about pi, especially on or around Pi Day. Ideas are presented clearly and thoroughly with a brief introduction to several aspects of pi. The resources also do a great job providing more information on pi.
  • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by MathVids Staff on March 12, 2008.
very good
  • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by mshaw02 on January 14, 2009.
This is not suitable for middle school children. They cannot understand most of it. Also, this is not clear on the big screen.
  • Currently 1.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by cainp on April 17, 2009.
good video but apparently memorizing 200 digits of Pi for fun doesn't have any practical application, darn
  • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by Philippe on May 28, 2009.
 
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