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Pi - The Mathematical Dessert
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Watch this podcast and discover the mathematical number pi!  Discussion includes the history of pi, mathematical concept of pi, and modern notation of the ∏ symbol used today.  Interesting trivia, jokes, pi reciting contests, and pi day celebrations are included.  This podcast is a must to add to your mathematics classroom and especially any pi day celebration.


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Subject: Cross-Disciplinary - History , Cross-Disciplinary - Informal Education , Language Arts - Vocabulary , Social Studies - Civics , Social Studies - Comparative Political Systems , Social Studies - Technology and Civilization , Social Studies - United States Constitution , Social Studies - United States Government , Social Studies - United States History , Informal Education - Academic Enrichment
Title: What Is Pi?     
Description: Apple pie, cherry pie, strawberry pie - you'll find these pies and many more brought to parties around the world today. Why? It's Pi Day, of course!, Fans of math around the world celebrate Pi Day on March 14. Wonder why?
Thinkfinity Partner: Wonderopolis
Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2,3,4,5



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Area of a Circle
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This is a video showing the development and applications of the formula for finding the area of a circle.

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