Pi Day – March 14

Unfortunately, there are no Pi Day events near Hemet.  In honor of Pi day, I compiled a few videos about Pi, Archimedes and Greek history and culture.   Of course, this could be a very long list, but I don’t want to take the time for that.

PI AKA ARCHIMEDES CONSTANT

ARCHIMEDES

GREECE

GREEK MYTHOLOGY

ARTICLES

  • http://www.exploratorium.edu/pi/history_of_pi/index.html – “Pi has been known for almost 4000 years—but even if we calculated the number of seconds in those 4000 years and calculated pi to that number of places, we would still only be approximating its actual value. Here’s a brief history of finding pi…”
  • …more to come…

NOW… TO BURST YOUR BUBBLE (OR PI)!

Here is a lovely Pi Gram from my favorite mathemusian, Vi Hart: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4C9PALaDh2U.

And then check our her video, “Pi Is (still) Wrong”  at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jG7vhMMXagQ.

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I am a homeschooling mom living in Hemet, California. I am interested in building a better community for the ones I love.
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