Looking into Eratosthenes' Radius of the Earth

Students, in small groups, research Eratosthenes and his calculations of the Earth's radius. They write a summary of the person, the experiments and his calculations to determine how accurate Eratosthenes was in his estimations of the size of the earth.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Instructional Strategy
Research