Make:'s Magically Mathematical Pi Day Contest

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First Prize

Count to Pi
Intermediate
  • 372
  • 3

Full instructions

How many digits of Pi can you memorize? Put your memory to the test with this game.

Other entries

Binary Clock
Easy
  • 2,940
  • 16

Full instructions

A binary clock project made from a Pi Zero and Unicorn pHAT.

Tertiarm - 3d Printed Robot Arm
Advanced
  • 5,216
  • 11

Full instructions

This is first version of my low cost 3d printed robot arm based on Ikea Tertial lamp.

Calculate Pi with a Raspberry Pi and a circular Cherry Pie.
Intermediate
  • 746
  • 6

I celebrated Pi Day by making a Cherry Pie, and used a Raspberry Pi with Computer Vision to take an image of it, and calculate Pi=Area/R**2.

LunzPi Raspberry Pi Alarm Clock
Advanced
  • 529
  • 5

I created an alarm clock which gets me out of bed as pleasantly as possible. It wakes me up to a Spotify playlist & controls a BT light bulb

DIY Pi Lamp
Intermediate
  • 484
  • 2

Full instructions

Giving your room a mathematical glow!

Water Pi Art using Raspberry Pi
Intermediate
  • 37
  • 2

Full instructions

Create a water flow display of Pi within a circle using Raspberry Pi, relay module, colored water, motor pumps, clear tubing and Python.

...And Telegram for PI!
Easy
  • 1,293
  • 2

Full instructions

PI is the most awesome number in the world! What about knowing more about it using Telegram App, anywhere in the world? Check it out here!

Determining Pi with a Raspberry Pi
Easy
  • 279
  • 2

Full instructions

Pi can be estimated using a Raspberry Pi with no intensive programming! Anyone can do it!

Determining Pi with a Raspberry Pi

Team Halifax Makerspace

Home-made sPIrograph Robot
  • 74
  • 1

My home-made s-PI-rograph robot honors Pi by making circular geometric designs using Legos & a drill motor powered by a Mindstorms robot.

Calculating Pi
Easy
  • 210
  • 1

Protip

Calculating Pi number by using John Wallis series!!

Machine Eye
Easy
  • 16
  • 0

Simple starter to using Microsoft Cognitive Service to make your Raspberry Pi Camera snappy and smart.

Digital Pie
Easy
  • 25
  • 0

Protip

The Digital Pie is the new Raspberry Pie

Pi Makers, Pi Makers, MAKE: Me a Pi
Easy
  • 20
  • 0

This is how McNair Magnet Middle School's Makerspace does PI Day!

Pi Makers, Pi Makers, MAKE: Me a Pi

Team McNair Magnet Makerspace

Pi in a Pie
  • 11
  • 0

Want a Pi? No problem! Want a Pie? No problem! Want a Pi in a Pie. Whoa thats trippy!

Pi-in-a-Box
Easy
  • 5
  • 0

Full instructions

Make your Raspberry Pi calculate and read out the digits of π in real time!

Calc - The Lisp Spreadsheet
Intermediate
  • 33
  • 0

Protip

Did you ever wanted a spreadsheet that can do more than calculating with numbers? I did. And of course it can calculate many digits of Pi.

Musical Composition based on Pi
Intermediate
  • 20
  • 0

Full instructions

Composes music by using the digits of the number Pi, on an Octave program running on a Raspberry Pi.

pie pi
  • 15
  • 0

pie pi is a combination of the food pie and the number pie. the slice at the bottom is the number pi.

Pi Day at Cape Fear Museum 2017
  • 7
  • 0

A hands on museum math event for children aged 5-11. Pi Day had 14 different activities and served approximately 250 children and 64 adults

Pi in Paint
  • 5
  • 0

Each row of circles represents a number in Pi. I choose circles because you use Pi to figure out the circumference of a circle.

As American as Apple Pi (e)...Inspired by Wayne Thiebald
Easy
  • 6
  • 0

Irrational numbers don't repeat but pie prints sure do...Our printmaking project used line, shape and pattern to artfully celebrate Pi Day!

Generative music from Pi
Intermediate
  • 47
  • 0

My project uses Max MSP to generate a piece of music from the digits of Pi. Note pitches, length, rhythm & timbre are determined by Pi.

A Pi-ful Eyefull
Intermediate
  • 7
  • 0

Full instructions

A program that generate many pleasing-to-the-eye patterns, made up of colorful arcs which are based on the digits of Pi.

Magic infinity mirror
  • 6
  • 0

Make a magic mirror with LED strip for infinity effect.

Pi Quiz
Easy
  • 152
  • 0

Full instructions

Celebrate the magic of pi with an Alexa quiz.

Chain Mail Pi Trivet
  • 32
  • 0

The symbol for pi is woven into a chain mail square suitable to put a not pie plate on to cool. Maille is made of circles. Pi again.

Nilakantha series
Easy
  • 57
  • 0

Protip

Calculate Pi with Nilakantha series at Hexiwear

Pi (e) for my grandchildren
  • 9
  • 0

I have six grandkids, four of which are under age 4. Not all live close to me. I want to be able to see & hear them. Baby monitor thing.

White Magic Pi
  • 9
  • 0

White Magic Pi

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