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Happy Pi Day II
[Feature photo above by pauladamsmith.]
Now there is an ancient Greek letter,
And I think no other is better.
It isn’t too tall,
It might look very small,
But its digits, they go on forever.
Mrs. Mitchell’s Virtual School
Time to Celebrate
Are your students doing anything special for Day? After two months with no significant break, we are going stir crazy. We need a day off — and what better way could we spend it than to play math all afternoon?
If you need ideas, here are some great pages:
Planning Ahead: St. Patrick’s Day
Photo by Brittany G.
I found this cute lesson on Meeyauw’s blog:
And that sent me searching for more St. Patrick’s Day math:
Quotations XX: How Old Was Erdös?
Photo by foundphotoslj.
Here are a few mathematical gems from my co-op class blackboard:
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
When I was a child, the Earth was said to be two billion years old. Now scientists say it’s four and a half billion. So that makes me two and a half billion.