This resource contains an informative and fully editable, 68-slide PowerPoint presentation on pi and Pi Day which falls on 14th March. It is also a useful resource for Pi Approximation Day on July 22nd.
The PowerPoint focuses on:
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 the memorisation of pi digits
Piems and mnemonics for pi digits and formulas
Different ways Pi Day is celebrated
How hat size is determined by pi
Albert Einstein sharing his birthday with Pi Day
Suggestions and ideas for Pi Day activities
The PowerPoint also contains hyperlinks to:
Display of the first million digits of pi
Pi rap ‘Lose Yourself In The Digits’
Math Antics - Circles, area and circumference of circle, pi
Pi-Search Page - search the first 200 million digits of pi
Pi Domino Spiral
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