# Pi Scavenger
Hunt

### by

*Stephanie Thetford *

## Have you ever wandered how much information about
Pi you can find on the Internet? This scavenger hunt will send you on an
Internet adventure to find a wide variety of Pi topics, information and fun
activities to prepare for Pi Day on March 14 (3/14).

**You
will find information using search engines and resources from this page to find
items on the Scavenger Hunt List. Print out a copy of the Scavenger Hunt List
so you can check off items as you locate them. The total points possible for
each question are listed. All links to the resources are provided. Save all of
your work in a folder named pihunt. **

## Let's get
started...

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# Scavenger
Hunt List

## 1.
Find the number of decimal places of Pi that has been
calculated since 1999. (5 points)

## 2.
What famous mathematician was born on
March 14? (3 points)

## 3.
Find a Pi song and perform it
for the class. Save a copy in your folder. (8 points)

## 4.
Find a Pi
poem or any math poem to read to the class. Save it in your folder. (6
points)

## 5.
Look up the first 120,000 digits of Pi. What is the 50th digit?
(5 points)

## 6.
Find your favorite Pi joke .
Be prepared to tell it to the class. Save it in your folder. (5 points)

## 7.
Copy and paste a math comic into your folder. (4
points)

## 8.
What is the location
of your birthdate
in Pi? your address? (5 points)

## 9.
What day is celebrated
on July 22? (4 points)

## 10.
Name 5 important facts
about Pi. See
Dr. Math . (5 points)

## 11.
Send me a Pi day Greeting Card . (OpfpL@aol.com (10
points)

## 12.
Visit this site, print
out and answer the
Problem of the Week . (10 points)

## 13.
Can you use Pi to find
the height of an elephant
? (10 points)

## 14.
Find some Pi art and save it in your folder
to show the class. (5 points)

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