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Pi Day : Pi Day

 

apple pi | Happy pi day! (not my photo) | Alex Cockroach | Flickr

 

 

March 14 is internationally recognized as Pi Day but did you know that it was also Einstein’s birthday?

 

 

 

 

Pi Day 2021 Fun Events!

March 14 is falling on a Sunday this year! So, we are planning live fun events as well as other activities during the week of March 15 - 19). Here is the schedule:

EVENT/ACTIVITY    DATE & TIME MEETING LINK DESCRIPTION

PI DAY LIVE:

GAMES AND VIDEO EVENT Session 1

MONDAY

MARCH 15

9 - 10 AM

Join Zoom Meeting
https://centennialcollege.zoom.us/j/95356709267?pwd=ZlM0MUJOa2dGeS9veEY4S3dCT2lhZz09      Meeting ID: 953 5670 9267
Passcode: 162136

A fun event filled with a game of Kahoot, watching videos and knowing more about Pi and Pies! Kahoot game participants will enter for a lucky draw to win a prize!

'BAKE A PIE (PI)'

LIVE EVENT

MONDAY

MARCH 15

10 - 11 AM

Join Zoom Meeting
https://centennialcollege.zoom.us/j/92286320885?pwd=cWlOTlpvWEZYb0o0SWhYamwzQ0JRUT09

Meeting ID: 922 8632 0885
Passcode: 730554

Meet one of our Chefs, Chef Rory White from Centennial College's Hospitality department in a fun Pie Baking session! Feel free to bake alongside us in this PIE-LICIOUS DELICIOUS session as we also point out bits of math involved! Here is the Recipe link including the ingredient list for you to follow along!

PI DAY LIVE:

GAMES AND VIDEO EVENT Session 2

MONDAY

MARCH 15

11 AM - 12 PM

Join Zoom Meeting
https://centennialcollege.zoom.us/j/95356709267?pwd=ZlM0MUJOa2dGeS9veEY4S3dCT2lhZz09

Meeting ID: 953 5670 9267
Passcode: 162136

A fun event filled with a fun game of Kahoot, watching videos and knowing more about Pi and Pies! Kahoot game participants will enter for a lucky draw to win a prize!
PI & MATH INSTAGRAM POSTS

MONDAY, MARCH 15 -

FRIDAY, MARCH 19

 

Enjoy all the fun Pi related Instagram posts throughout the week to celebrate Pi Day in a grand way!

https://www.instagram.com/centennial_math_drop_in/

FAVOURITE PIE RECIPE CONTEST

(INSTAGRAM POST)

MONDAY, MARCH 15 -

FRIDAY, MARCH 19

 

Watch out for the 'Favourite Pie Recipe Contest' on our Instagram Account. Post in the comments section of the Contest post + submit your participation in an online link (posted with the instagram post) to be entered for a Lucky draw for a prize!

https://www.instagram.com/centennial_math_drop_in/

 

The symbol for π is the Greek letter p, for the perimeter. Pi (π) is used in mathematics to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi is an irrational number and is approximately equal to 3.141592653... The date March 14 (3/14) represents the first 3 digits of this interesting number. Up to now, over 22 trillion digits of Pi have been calculated on a computer!

 

 

Happy Pi Day (to the 69th digit)! | view large on black "Pi,… | FlickrAlbert Einstein Portrait - Free photo on Pixabay

 

Here is a video about the significance of Pi, its beautiful history and its infinite nature!

 

Pi Tape!

What is your favourite Pie? (Choose one to vote. You may also hover over your favourite pie to watch or read a recipe or find out more about it!)
Apple: 0 votes (0%)
Blueberry: 1 votes (100%)
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Lemon: 0 votes (0%)
Vegan: 0 votes (0%)
Other: 0 votes (0%)
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Total Votes: 1

 

Pie Recipe from Centennial College's Culinary Department!

Some Fun Facts about Pi Day and Pi!

  • Pi day is celebrated on March 14 every year, since the first three digits of pi are 3, 1 and 4 
  • π is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. 
  • In the Greek alphabets, π is the 16th letter.   
  • In the English alphabets, p is also the 16th letter. anyone for pi pie? :) #piday | 73/365 | catherinecronin | Flickr
  • 104348/33215 is a good approximation of π. 
  • Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein! He was born on Pi day, 1879.
  • You can find your birthday within the digits of π by going to http://www.mypiday.com/.   

  • Pi was mentioned in an episode of the Simpsons, where Apu demonstrates his amazing memory by memorizing decimal places of pi up to the digit 1, the 40000th digit. 

  • Currently pi has been calculated to 22,459,157,718,361 decimal places, which took 105 days to compute, and filled 120TB of memory 

  • A Chinese student holds the world record for remembering the value of Pi up to 67,890 digits. 

  • Pi has been used regularly in mathematical sense for more than 250 years.

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