Pi-ku poetry contest The Lifts Not Working By Paul McCann On The First Floor Elevator shaft. People waiting for the lift. Down on the first floor. Source = http://home.vicnet.net.au/~poems/ps/html/haiku_examples.html
Pi-ku poetry contest On The Second Floor How can we get down. Elevators broken down. Up in the top floor.
Pi-ku poetry contest On The Third Floor What are they doing? We're stuck here on the third floor. The lift's not coming.
Pi-ku poetry contest On The Top Floor We better get down. From the top floor to the ground. Take the fire escape.
(Like Haiku 5 - 7 - 5) Unending digits . . . Why not keep it simple, like Twenty-two sevenths? Source = http://www.teachpi.org/activities.htm Pi-ku poetry contest
Pi-ku poetry contest Think about the properties of a circle - How do you define a circle? How is a circle special? How do you get ideas for Pi-ku?
Pi-ku poetry contest Think about - diameter radius circumference area tangents center
Pi-ku poetry contest Think about the look & feel of a circle - round unending no starting point, no ending point
Pi-ku poetry contest Think about words associated with circles - round sphere vortex revolve rotate ball hoop halo disk orbit loop compass
Pi-ku poetry contest Circles on circles Infinity and beyond Nested together. - Mr. L, March 2009 Circle
Pi-ku poetry contest Digits in circles Three point one four one five nine Going forever. - Mr. L, March 2009 Circle Digits 3 1 4 1 5 9 .
Pi-ku poetry contest - Mr. L, March 2009 Two arcs approaching Speared by double radius Form one grand circle. -ku Pleasure
Pi-ku poetry contest Three hundred sixty Measure by measure counted Circle by degrees. - Mr. L, March 2009 -Degrees
Pi-ku poetry contest Greek Archimedes Measured doubly scribed circles Inside and outside. - Mr. L, March 2009 Archimedes
Pi-ku poetry contest Sectors for teaching Customers prefer slices Round berry goodness. - Mr. L, March 2009 Creative Commons license http://www.flickr.com/photos/knittinging/2739208771/ Blueberry
Pi-ku poetry contest - Mr. L, March 2009 Galileo named Circle rolled - a cycloid made Three pi r squared now. Cycloid - image from GeoGebra by Mr. L
Pi-ku poetry contest - Mr. L, March 2009 Tangents in pairs come Equal arms - circle scissors Meet radii once. Tangents
Pi-ku poetry contest Haiku style: 5-7-5 syllables per line 1, 2, or 3 three-line stanzas Complementary graphic Landscape style for scanning Paper/pencil, computer, or combo As usual, great projects = extra credit Due Friday, 13 March