Pi day
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 9

Pi Day PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 74 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Pi Day. “The earliest known official or large-scale celebration of Pi Day was organized by Larry Shaw in 1988 at the San Francisco Exploratorium , with staff and public marching around one of its circular spaces, then consuming fruit pies.” *

Download Presentation

Pi Day

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Pi day

Pi Day

  • “The earliest known official or large-scale celebration of Pi Day was organized by Larry Shaw in 1988 at the San Francisco Exploratorium, with staff and public marching around one of its circular spaces, then consuming fruit pies.” *

  • So, what about MRSA? What have you done in the past?

    *http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pi_Day


Preparing for pi day

Preparing for Pi Day

  • Every 7th & 8th grade student will be required to complete a project.

  • Each class will determine a winning presentation based project.

  • Every class needs to donate a minimum of 10 “Pi” desserts, paper goods, and plasticware.

  • Each student is to bring in his/her own drink.


Pi day1

Pi Day

Students will explore the world of pi from 8:30 – 11:15.

After lunch, students will:

- Present memorized digits of pi (Spelling Bee style)

  • Present the 6 winning presentations

  • Sashay in a Pi Day t-shirt fashion show

  • Eat Pi desserts

  • Return to homeroom to debrief the experience


What s in a pi project

What’s in a Pi Project?

  • Each project must:

    • Honor Pi

    • Research Pi’s foundation & evolution

    • Possess professional qualities in its presentation

  • These components are discussed with more detail in your scoring guide.


Honoring pi

Honoring Pi

  • To receive an A, students must:

    • Provide a project that is informative, unique and entertaining

    • Evoke interest or emotion

    • Maintain a level of respect for Pi


Research pi

Research Pi

  • In order to receive an A, students must:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of the foundations of pi

    • Reference the evolution of pi through calculation, cultural recognition, or application

    • Provide one interesting fact about pi


Professional projects

Professional Projects

  • In order to receive an A, students must:

    • Provide a project that is clean, concise, and purposefully constructed (i.e. pencil & printer paper does not constitute a professional poster)

    • Citations are used when referencing information NOT provided directly from the student


Format options

Format Options

  • Memorize digits of Pi

  • Create a T-Shirt

  • Write a poem, story, cartoon, or song

  • Develop a lesson using PowerPoint, Prezi, or other presentation software

  • Create a poster, advertisement, or greeting card

  • Develop a sound track for Pi Day

  • Create a dance routine, skit, or other performance


Pi day competition

Pi Day Competition

Three categories will compete on Pi Day. You do not have to compete.

1. Pi Memorization

2. Pi Presentations (PowerPoint, Movies, Advertisements)

3. Pi Day Artists (Songs, Dances, Skits, etc)


  • Login