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Measuring the circumference of the Earth

Registered on 04.04.2007 - Closed on 25.09.2012

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2200 years ago, Eratosthenes calculated the circumference of the Earth by comparing two shadows.

Eratosthenes،منذ 2200 عاما
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Il y a 2200 ans, Eratosthenes a calculé la circonférence de la terre en comparant deux ombres.

окружность земли путем сравнивать 2 тени.

2200 anni fa, Eratosthenes ha calcolato la circonferenza della terra comparando due ombre.

2200多年前,日晷计算圆周地球的比较两个阴影.

Hace 2200 años, Eratosthenes calculó la circunferencia de la Tierra comparando a dos sombras.

2200年前に、Eratosthenesは2つの影の比較によって地球の円周を計算した。

Há 2200 anos, Eratosthenes calculou a circunferência da Terra comparando duas sombras.

2200 년 전에, Eratosthenes는 2개의 그림자를 비교해서 지구의 경계선을 산출했다.

2200 jaar geleden heeft Eratosthenes de omtrek van de Aarde berekend door twee schaduwen te vergelijken.

2200 έτη πριν, Eratosthenes υπολόγισε την περιφέρεια της γης με τη σύγκριση δύο σκιών

Vor 2200 Jahren, Eratosthenes hat den Umfang der Erde gerechnet, indem es zwei Schatten verglichen hat.

  • Subjects: Geography, Informatics / ICT, Mathematics / Geometry
  • Languages: EN - FR
  • Pupil's age: 8 - 13
  • Tools to be used: e-mail, Web publishing
  • Aims:

    Des élèves du Monde entier effectuent l'expérience historique d'Eratosthenes, tous les ans, le jour du solstice d'été. Auparavant,... read more

    Des élèves du Monde entier effectuent l'expérience historique d'Eratosthenes, tous les ans, le jour du solstice d'été. Auparavant, le projet a suivi le rythme des saisons. Il concerne tous les types d'écoles. Il a une approche interdisciplinaire. Le matériel est simple: le Soleil, une horloge, un bâton, une règle pour mesurer son ombre. Les écoles échangent leurs travaux sur le site Web de La-main-à-la-pâte et dans le Twinspace du projet.

    Pupils of the whole World carry out the historical experiment of Eratosthenes, every year, the day of the summer solstice. Previously, the project followed the rhythm of the seasons. It relates to all the types of schools. It has an interdisciplinary approach.The material is simple: Sun, a clock, a stick, a rule to measure its shadow. The schools exchange their work on the Web site of La-main-à-la-pâte and in the Twinspace of the project.

    Alumnos del Mundo entero efectúan la experiencia histórica de Eratosthenes, todos los años, el día del solsticio de verano. Antes, el proyecto siguió el ritmo de las temporadas. Se refiere a todos los tipos de escuelas. Tiene un enfoque interdisciplinario. El material es simple: el Sol, un reloj, un palillo, una norma para medir a su sombra. Las escuelas intercambian sus trabajos en el sitio Web de La-main-à-la-pâte y en el Twinspace del proyecto.

    Allievi del mondo intero effettuano l'esperienza storica di Eratosthenes, tutti gli anni, il giorno del solstice d'estate. Prima, il progetto ha seguito il ritmo delle stagioni. Riguarda tutti i tipi di scuole. Ha un approccio interdisciplinare. Il materiale è semplice: il sole, un orologio, un bastone, una norma per misurare la sua ombra. Le scuole scambiano i loro lavori nel sito web di La-main-à-la-pâte e nello Twinspace del progetto. hide

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  • Expected results: Measurements instruments Blog: http://perbosc.eratosnoon.free.fr
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alain doutrelepont

School Icon Institut Saint-Roch de Theux (Theux, Belgium)

Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Informatics / ICT, Natural Sciences, Physics

Languages: FR

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Anonymous

School Icon Collège Antonin Perbosc (Lafrançaise, France)

Subjects: Cross Curricular, Social Studies / Sociology

Languages: FR

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BIANCO Franky

School Icon Ecole primaire Lafontaine Grands (ARRAS, France)

Subjects: Citizenship, Geography, History, Informatics / ICT, Media Education, Physics

Languages: EN - FR - IT

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cezar aurelia

School Icon Scoala ,,Ciprian Porumbescu,, Constanta (Constanta, Romania)

Subjects: Chemistry, Foreign Languages, Informatics / ICT, Language and Literature, Music, Natural Sciences

Languages: EN

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Charles-Henri EYRAUD

School Icon Institut National de Recherche Pédagogique (Lyon, France)

Subjects: Astronomy, Cross Curricular, Foreign Languages, History of Culture, Informatics / ICT, Physics

Languages: ES - EN - FR

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Jana Jílková

School Icon ICV a Jazykova skola (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic)

Subjects: Art, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Citizenship, Cross Curricular, Economics, Environmental Education, Ethics, European Studies, Foreign Languages, Geography, Health Studies, Home economics, Informatics / ICT, Law, Mathematics / Geometry, Media Education, Music, Natural Sciences, Politics, Pre-school Subjects, Primary School Subjects, Psychology, Social Studies / Sociology, Special Needs Education

Languages: CZ - DE - EN - PL - SK - SL

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Lucia Dorina Gutu

School Icon Colegiul Tehnic de Comunicatii "Augustin Maior" (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

Subjects: Natural Sciences, Physics

Languages: EN

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Rosalba Ciaffone

School Icon Scuola Primaria di Muro Lucano (Muro Lucano (PZ), Italy)

Subjects: Citizenship, Environmental Education, Foreign Languages, Geography, History, Informatics / ICT, Language and Literature, Mathematics / Geometry, Media Education, Music, Physical Education, Social Studies / Sociology, Special Needs Education

Languages: EN - FR - IT

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Saviour Tabone

School Icon eLearning Centre (Floriana, Malta)

Subjects: Art, Citizenship, Foreign Languages, History

Languages: EN - FR - IT - MT

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VAYSSIE Eric

School Icon Collège Antonin Perbosc (Lafrançaise, France)

Subjects: Art, Citizenship, Foreign Languages, Geography, History, Informatics / ICT, Media Education, Physics

Languages: EN - ES - FR