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Exploratorium: Pi Day: Events, Activities, and History

 Exploratorium: Pi Day: Events, Activities, and History

Celebrate International Pi Day with the renowned science museum in San Francisco, the Exploratorium. Ironically, March 14 is also the birthday of Albert Einstein, which Exploratorium also celebrates. If you can’t get to the Bay area, the site tells you how you can join in the festivities via explo. tv beginning at 1:00 PDT. Find out some interesting facts about the history of π and its calculation, which has been refined over the past 4000 years. Among the activities listed are two hands-on activities, one of which shows students why the formula for finding the circumference of a circle is C=πd.International Pi Dayhttp://www.exploratorium.edu/pi/

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