Here's an entertaining video about calculating Pi with real pies. The three minute and fourteen second video explains Pi and how it can be calculated.

Here's an entertaining video about calculating Pi with real pies. The three minute and fourteen second video explains Pi and how it can be calculated.

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I've gathered a list of Pi Day (Mar 14) resources here - activities, songs, calculating pi, resources.
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Calculating Pi with Darts Pi can be calculated using a random sample of darts thrown at a square and circle target. The problem with this method lies in attempting to throw "randomly." We explored different ways to overcome our errors.

Calculating Pi with Darts Pi can be calculated using a random sample of darts thrown at a square and circle target. The problem with this method lies in attempting to throw "randomly." We explored different ways to overcome our errors.

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Throw frozen hot dogs and figure out how tossing hot dogs will get you pi.  Pretty cool, hands on activity for pi day!

Throw frozen hot dogs and figure out how tossing hot dogs will get you pi. Pretty cool, hands on activity for pi day!

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Pi Day Lapbook Students will love participating in this mathematical celebration of Pi. Using hands-on measurements for calculating Pi, to T shirts, to eating Pie, they will gain a better appreciation of this unique irrational number.   A Lapbook is a hands-on method for students to visually learn about the subject material being taught. The Lapbook can be held in the student’s lap, so…that’s how we got the name Lapbook!

Pi Day Lapbook Students will love participating in this mathematical celebration of Pi. Using hands-on measurements for calculating Pi, to T shirts, to eating Pie, they will gain a better appreciation of this unique irrational number. A Lapbook is a hands-on method for students to visually learn about the subject material being taught. The Lapbook can be held in the student’s lap, so…that’s how we got the name Lapbook!

Happy Pi Day! Science Friday has a fun discussion of Babylonian and Egyptian scholars originally calculated pi, and a neat way to calculate ...

Happy Pi Day! Science Friday has a fun discussion of Babylonian and Egyptian scholars originally calculated pi, and a neat way to calculate ...

Calculating Pi with Pies. Happy Pi Day. I had two Key Lime mini pies myself in celebration.

Calculating Pi with Pies. Happy Pi Day. I had two Key Lime mini pies myself in celebration.

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a good way to reuse b-day candles///Happy Pi Day to everyone.  Hope your day is a real slice.

a good way to reuse b-day candles///Happy Pi Day to everyone. Hope your day is a real slice.

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