Inspiring Science Education Academy offers the following courses, please visit and learn more about how to how to plan activities for your students, such as the Eratosthenes Experiment.
- Ark of Inquiry: Creating future responsible citizens through inquiry learning
- Discover the COSMOS: From Telescopes to Accelerators
- Stories of Tomorrow: Students’ Visions on the Future of Space Exploration
- Let's Go STEM
"Ark of Inquiry: Inquiry Awards for Youth over Europe“ is a project on teacher training, oriented towards raising science awareness, particularly that of youth aged 7 to 18, to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). You can find more information about our project on the project overview page
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Carl Sagan - Cosmos - Eratosthenes
Using geometry to measure the circumference of the Earth.
NASA Connect Segment explaining questions about Erastothenes, the Earth's circumference, parallel lines, angle relationships, and a transversal.
Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone could have followed -- Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte Fizeau's measurement of the speed of light in 1849.
Here are a couple of computer-animated segments I made. They were to be part of RabidApe's Big Bang project.
The Math Forum newsletter serves as a gateway to the Net providing information about math resources and key issues in math education.
Measure the size of the Earth before you go on vacation (content and videos in spanish).