Sunday, 25 March 2018

Flood Fill Practise

Here is a Flood Fill style game to practice for the Caribou Contest. You will need to enable Flash for it to work. It's not quite the same as the contest, but it is fun to practice with.
For the actual contest, it will be this Flood Fill game:

Monday, 5 March 2018

Pi Day 2018

Although school will be out for March Break on Pi Day (March 14), we will celebrate as soon as we return.
  • Special recognition of students who memorize digits of pi (Link to a helpful song)
  • Some excellent Pi Day activities from the centre where is all started - Exploratorium
  • Check out the Pi Day website for many, many interesting things about pi!
Pi Day Mathematical Jokes:
  • Can you recite pi? Yes! Apple, cherry, blueberry...
  • 3.14 percent of sailors are pi-rates.
  • What is the official animal of Pi Day? The pi-thon.
  • The mathematician says, “Pi r squared.” The baker replies, “No, pies are round. Cakes are square."
  • What do you get when you take a bovine and divide its circumference by its diameter? A cow pi.
  • Do you know any statistics jokes? Yeah, but they're mean.
  • What do you get when you take the sun and divide its circumference by its diameter? Pi in the sky.
  • Never talk to pi. He'll go on forever.