#### Pi Day Presentation

This resource contains an informative 62 slide PowerPoint on pi and Pi Day which takes place on 14th March. It is also a useful resource for Pi Approximation Day on July 22nd.
Contents include
The history of pi - Babylon and Egypt - Rhind Papyrus
Archimedes calculations - Pythagorean Theorem
Origin of pi symbol – William Jones and Leonhard Euler
Pi formulas for the circumference and area of a circle
Infinite nature of pi
World record holders for memorisation of pi digits
Piems and mnemonics for pi digits and formulas
Pi Day
Different ways Pi Day is celebrated
How ‘hat size’ is determined by pi
Albert Einstein sharing his birthday with Pi Day
Pi dingbats
Suggestions and ideas for ‘Pi Day’ activities
The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to
- Display of the first million digits of pi
- Pi rap ‘Lose Yourself In The Digits’
- Video - Math Antics - Circles, area of circle, circumference of circle, pi
- Pi-Search Page - a web-site that searches the first 200 million digits of pi
- Pi Domino Spiral
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Pi Dingbats
This resource contains a pi-themed dingbat game / puzzle. It’s in PowerPoint format and there are two versions. One provides the answers as you go along, the other provides the answers at the end of the quiz. This is an ideal fun resource for Pi day which takes place on 14th March.
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