Merlara ITALY

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    "Dante Alighieri" Lower Secondary School of Merlara

     

    Siamo  studenti della classe 3A della scuola secondaria di primo grado di Merlara (PD) nel Nord dell'Italia.

    Il nostro è un piccolo paese situato nella pianura Padana, lontano da grossi centri abitati.

    La nostra scuola è piccola la frequentano circa 70 alunni suddivisi in 3 classi. Abbiamo già partecipato in altri progetti etwinnin negli anni precedenti.Per la prima volta partecipaimo al progetto Eratostene. Siao molto contenti di collaborare con gli altri studenti.

     

    January 2021

    Presentation of the project, students registration 

     

    27 th pre-test

     

    30 th  First on line meeting with partners.

     

    February

    1st : preparing materials (gnomon, meter, set square etc.) discussing about the method, errors. How to calculate the solar noon.

    8th First mesurement (finally a sunny day!) Gnomon 100cm, shadow 170 cm.

    10 th Second mesurement. Students make their avatar.

    Gnomon 100 cm, shadow 169 cm angle 59,4°

     

    March 2021

    3rd  gnomon 100cm  shadow 128 cm angle 52°

    8th gnomon 18.8 cm shadow 21 cm angle 48.2°

    15 March 2021 celebrating pi day

     

     

    2nd April 2021 

    Merlara 11 April 2021

    23 October 2021: meeting with the partner to schedule the last two months of the proiect.

     

    Added an event for Euro Code Week 

    26/10/2021

    gnomon 39.5, shadow 64 cm, angle 58.3 (mesaurement by Tommaso)

    2nd November 2021

    gnomon 39.5 cm shadow 68 cm angle 59.8 ° (mesaurement by Roberto)

    Today we tried to find local Solar Noon:

    It was not easy but we found approssimately between 12.15 and 12.25 pm.

    9  November we were involved in coding: all seems Hieroglyph to me. We wrote words and simple quotes in hierogyph! We had a lot of fun!

      

    12 November 2021

    Gnomon 39.5 shadow 77 cm angle 62.8° (mesaurement by Gaia)

       

    7 December 

    gnomon 39,5 cm shadow 95 cm angle 67.4 ( mesaurement by Daniele)

    14 december gnomon 39.5 cm, shadow 99 cm,angle 68.2° (mesaurement by Chiara)

     

    20th December creating Christmas cards and adding them in the padlet.

     

     

  • Participation

    Students presentations in Shared padlet

    https://twinspace.etwinning.net/149004/pages/page/1318960

    Teacher's presentation
    Live events-teachers meetings and classes meetings
    Experimental Activities: the parallelism of the solar rays
    Experimental Activities: Solar Noon
    Math's Special Day
    Women in Astronomy-timeline
    EU Code Week
    Students' pretest
    Students evaluation (mid-term in the LIVE event and Final students words )