If you are an instructor, pi offers a lot of different things so can do to spark interest in mathematics and the sciences. Here’s a site with some games, worksheets, and videos that foster a sense of fun with your favorite irrational number:
A range of lessons for different grade levels, compiled by Education World:
And a ton more resources from PBS LearningMedia:
Last but not least, we just uploaded a set of Pi Day videos of our own at MathTV!
We announced our t-shirt giveaway yesterday—thanks to all who have entered so far!
In case you missed it, We’re giving away 10 MathTV Pi Day T-shirts. All you have to do to enter is to follow MathTV on Twitter.*
If you’re already following us, then you can enter by sending a tweet that 1) mentions @MathTV, AND 2) has the hashtag #piday.
- For example, “Happy #piday to our friends at @MathTV!”
- Or, “Have you seen the cool #piday t-shirts from @MathTV? Here they are: http://bit.ly/pi-origins.”
We’ll pick 10 entries at random next week, after the dust settles on this year’s Pi Day to Remember! We’ll notify you via Twitter, so please don’t forget to follow @MathTV!
*Please note that the drawing is now closed—we are no longer taking entries.