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**1.**

**The Exploratorium**

**:**The place where it all began. If you love Pi Day, this is the place for amazing events activities. They also have a shop with some unique gifts that might be of interest to math enthusiasts!

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*Come visit us on March 14 (Pi Day) when we open our doors to the public for free. Please note: Pi Day activities are scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.*

*Welcome to the 26th annual Pi Day, the mathematical holiday founded at the Exploratorium and celebrated by number lovers around the world. To honor the never-ending number 3.14159… (and Einstein’s birthday), we’ll serve up π-themed activities, rituals, antics, and plenty of pie. Find out what’s so special about this famous mathematical constant, and take your (decimal) place in our annual march to the Pi Shrine!”*

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**The Pi Day Challenge:**This is an amazing website! A must for any high school teacher.

*“March 14th is a fantastically mathematical day. Pi Day. Accept the challenge. The Pi Day Challenge is a series of puzzles that are logic-based. A team of logicians adapted or created these puzzles – some require research, some require mathematics, some require pure savvy.”*

**3. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics:**Math teachers need to connect with this account. It is an absolute amazing resource on Pi Day and every other day of the year.

*“Every year math enthusiasts everywhere celebrate pi, a celebrity among mathematical constants, on March 14 (3/14), also known as Pi Day. Extreme enthusiasts have a special celebration at 1:59 (aka, Pi Minute).”*

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**Edutopia**

**:**The George Lucas Foundation: What works in education. 7 great ideas for Pi Day!

*“Happy 3.14159265358979323846264 Day! That’s right, Pi Day is coming on 3/14, and the annual celebration offers a great opportunity for students to explore Pi! (And maybe enjoy some pie, as well.) Of course, there are plenty of great teaching resources online to help your class celebrate Pi Day, and we here at Edutopia thought we’d help.”*

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**Math Forum:**Drexel University has great math resources for Pi Day and everyday of the year! A must for math teachers of all levels.

*“How many celebrations are there in your math class? Each year on March 14th many classrooms break from their usual routines to observe the festivities of*

*“Pi [] Day” because the digits in this date correspond with the first three digits of (3.14).”*

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**Princeton Pi Day:**Princeton has a great international great video contest open to all students on the planet.

*“1:59 p.m.*!”

**Deadline for International Pi Day Princeton Video Contest**Schools and individuals from all over the planet upload videos into YouTube and share the link to princetonmimi@gmail.com. All content must include celebration of Pi & Einstein’s Birthday and run less than 3.14 minutes. Winning school or individual age 13yrs and younger compete to win $314.159**7.**

**Pi Day:**

**The #1 website for Pi Day T-shirts, Mugs, and Pins. Awesome for all math enthusiasts!**

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*“Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159.”*

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**Teach Pi**

**:**Any website committed to teaching Pi and math is all right in our book!

**Awesome for all math enthusiasts!**

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*“Welcome to TeachPi.org, the first and best place on the Web for teachers who want to find or share ideas for Pi Day activities, learning, and entertainment. We believe that promoting an enthusiasm for learning, through celebration and creativity, will lead only to a richer classroom environment and a deeper appreciation of mathematics.”*

**9. National Education Association:**We love the NEA and firmly beleive NEA Teachers are Great Tutors! We even offer a special rate for NEA members who tutor.

*“Teachers can find more than 50 activities to make Pi Day entertaining, educational, tasty, and fun at*

**TeachPi.org**. TeachPi.org links in other sites that let users explore Pi in other ways: search for number patterns in 200 million digits of Pi or approximate the value of Pi using Buffon’s Needle experiment.”**10. Math Goodies**

**:**We love goodies of all kinds, especially educational goodies.

*“To prepare for these explorations, you will need to browse some lessons on circumference and area of circles. Next, you will engage in web-based inquiry to explore the meaning and history of Pi and calculations involving Pi. You will also explore the history of Pi Day and how it is celebrated. You can then celebrate Pi Day by engaging in online activities of your own choosing. Links to resources on Pi and Pi Day are provided. These tasks will require a computer, access to the web, paper and pencil.”*

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**Scholastic:**Scholastic is a great resource for K-12 every day of the year!

*“Fun math and geometry activities to celebrate the most useful irrational number on Pi Day, March 14!”*

*“Every year on March 14, math lovers around the country celebrate pi. Some enthusiasts even go so far as to mark Pi Minute at 1:59, which takes into account the first six digits of the pi: 3.14159. Pi Day provides the perfect excuse for incorporating math and geometry into all aspects of the school day.”*

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**Mensa Education Foundation Educational Programs:**A 13-page PDF document with some great lessons, ideas and resources for Pi Day.

**13. The World of Pi:**European Pi (Approximation) Day is July 22. (22/7)

**.**Some great ideas from across the pond!

*“Although it is less famous than the Pi day (3/14 en notation anglaise), the Pi approximation day inspired Jean-Yves Degos: here is a picture , “Damien Hirst-like”, of the 272 first digits of Pi in base 12. The code for generating this beautiful art is in language Sage and available here. Many thanks to him and happy Pi approximation day!!”*

**14. Education World:**We love the great resources share by Education World every day of the year! Pi Day is no exception

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*“Teachers in many classrooms celebrate Pi Day this month. Pi — the number 3.14… — gets its own special day on 3/14, or March 14. EdWorld editors have gathered a collection of links to ideas and activities that will help you plan a Pi Day celebration for your classroom or school.*

*If one day of the year screams Party! in math class, that day is March 14. Each year on 3/14, teachers in classrooms across the globe take a break from the normal routine to plan a special celebration in honor of pi, or the number 3.14…”*

**My Town Tutors**

**:**We are biased, but we do our best to share great resources for teachers!

*“The Pi Day Joke blog is being sponsored by the Pi Day Challenge.*

*the Pi Day Challenge is a series of puzzles that are logic-based. A team of logicians adapted or created these puzzles – some require research, some require mathematics, some require pure savvy. It is a great resource for High School Math teachers and students.”*

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