## Sun-Earth-Eratosthenes 2016/17 |
The Eratosthenes Experiment calculates the circumference of the Earth by using eLearning educational tools and simple instruments, repeating the experiment of the Greek mathematician, Eratosthenes (276 BC-194 BC). It is this experiment that enabled Eratosthenes to prove the sphericity of the Earth and to measure its circumference.
were made on the school playground in the presence of students from first to eighth grade and data are exchanged with partners for further measurements. |