The Eratosthenes Project (Teachers Guide)

The Eratosthenes Project (Teachers Guide)
Original hosted in "Cosmos", contributed by Social Updater on 18/06/2014
This activity enables students to measure the radius of Earth. Groups of students at two distant schools will take data and then collaborate, in essentially the same way that Eratosthenes measured Earth’s circumference millennia ago in Egypt.
Tags: radius of Earth, latitude, Geometry
Rating: 5/5
Views: 7466
Resource type: Educational Object
Languages: other
Target age group: 9-12
Copyright: Yes
Cost: Use is free of charge


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