**Pi Day is March 14 (3.14)**

**Great Pi Day Activities for Teachers**

A list of activity ideas submitted by teachers.

**Celebrate Pi Day – The Irrational Webquest**

A web-based inquiry to explore the meaning and history of Pi and calculations involving Pi.

**Activities and Links for Pi Day
**Resources from the Exploratorium, where Pi Day was founded by physicist Larry Shaw.

**Pi Day Activities
**This site has activities for crafts, contests, eats, songs & arts, donations, fun with digits, events, projects, and lessons.

**Pi Day Activities by Nancy Powell
**Pi learning activities for six learning stations.

**March14 is Pi Day**

14 Fun Math and Geometry Activities to Celebrate the Most Useful Irrational Number

**The Derivation of Pi**

Students use real-world objects to understand the concept of a constant such as pi. (Grades 6-8)

**How to Calculate Pi by Throwing Frozen Hot Dogs
**This one sounded like too much fun not to include. :)

**Pi Day Challenge**

The site says, “The Pi Day Challenge is a series of puzzles that are logic-based.” Problem: I couldn’t find any other details on the site. I believe the puzzles will show up on 3.14, so check back!

**Joy of Pi
**Facts and resource links for learning about Pi. You can also find information about the book.

**Pi Tip: **If you want to type the pi symbol** (π)**, hold down the Alt key and press 227 on the numeric keypad.

### Books about Pi

**Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi (A Math Adventure)
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**Piece of Pi: Wit-Sharpening, Brain-bruising, Number-Crunching Activities with Pi (Grades 6-8)**