March 14th is an important day for the math and science community. The day is both Pi Day and Albert Einstein’s Birthday. Usually, schools will celebrate this important day with numerous activities. However, this year’s Pi Day falls on a Saturday. You can celebrate the 130th anniversary of Einstein’s birth and Pi Day by celebrating with the McWane Science Center. There will be fun hands-on activities that will focus on the importance of 3.1415 and different applications of math in our everyday lives.
Pi is the symbol used in mathematics that represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. This constant is approximately 3.14159.