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Interactive video lesson plan for: Calculating Pi with Real Pies - Numberphile

Activity overview:

How accurately can we calculate Pi using hundreds of REAL pies?
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Extended version of this video (director's slice) at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4kyFKyCMv0

This video features Matt Parker: https://twitter.com/standupmaths Matt believes this is the world's most accurate pie-based Pi calculation.

More Pi videos: http://bit.ly/W4oDN1

Filmed and edited by Brady Haran
Extra camera: James Hennessy
Music: http://www.youtube.com/user/AlanKey86

Learn how the music from this video is based on Pi: http://periodicvideos.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/pimusic.html

Clearly these pies were used for educational purposes... However during production of the video, Numberphile donated £314 to a local charity to provide food for people in Nottingham at times of crisis.

Behind-the-scenes blog and extra photos: http://periodicvideos.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/pipies.html

We filmed this video at Meadow Lane, home of Notts County FC.

Website: http://www.numberphile.com/
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Brady's other channels include:
http://www.youtube.com/periodicvideos (Chemistry stuff)
http://www.youtube.com/sixtysymbols (Physics and astronomy)
http://www.youtube.com/numberphile (Numbers and maths)
http://www.youtube.com/DeepSkyVideos (Space stuff)
http://www.youtube.com/nottinghamscience (Science and behind the scenes)
http://www.youtube.com/foodskey (Food science)
http://www.youtube.com/BackstageScience (Big science facilities)
http://www.youtube.com/favscientist (Favourite scientists)
http://www.youtube.com/bibledex (Academic look at the Bible)
http://www.youtube.com/wordsoftheworld (Modern language and culture)
http://www.youtube.com/PhilosophyFile (Philosophy stuff)
http://www.youtube.com/PsyFile (Psychology stuff)

Tagged under: pi,pies,numberphile

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