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March 14 is Pi Day! | Pi Activities for Pi Day

Posted on Wed, Mar 14, 2018

March 14 is Pi Day! No, not Pie Day, Pi Day -- the day celebrating the irrational number resulting from the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Don’t worry -- you can still celebrate with all the cherry filling and meringue you’d like, but Pi Day provides us with an opportunity to explore an important mathematical concept in fun and new ways!

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Topics: mathematics education, Pi, math

The Future Cities Competition

Posted on Fri, Jan 4, 2013

As parents and educators, we’re always trying to find new ways to get our kids involved in their own futures. Our kids go to school to learn the skills that they’ll need to be great adults, but it’s not just for them individually. We need their great ideas too! The world of adults needs to help shape the great kids of tomorrow, and lately, this focus has very much been on the STEM areas: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Enter the Future Cities competition, coming up throughout January and February.
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Topics: STEM, Science education, engineering education, mathematics education