Eratosthenes 2017

Students from all continents cooperate and collaborate to reproduce one of the science's 10 most beautiful experiments of all time: Eratosthenes' measurement of the Earth's circumference.

Project Journal


  • We invite our partners to post a message in this padlet about their experience in the project:

    Made with Padlet

    - Posted by Athanasia Zafeiropoulou, 23.12.2017


  • Scoala Gimnaziala Nr. 4, Rm. Valcea,Gradinita Dumbrava Minunata,Romania
    Data: 21.12.2017
    latitude= 45.093
    longitudine = 24.358
    solar noon = 12:20
    gnomon = 30cm
    shadow = 76,2 cm
    angle = 68,5
    Vlad Alexandra Anamaria


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    - Posted by Ispir Iuliana-Florentina, 21.12.2017


  • 21 December 2017
    11th Junior High School of Ilion, Greece
    C4 ICT class students (members of Eratosthenes 2017 as B4 in January 2017-June 2017 and C4 from September 2017 till now): "No measurement today for December solstice because of the heavy cloudy weather and last time in the yard for a measurement in Eratosthenes 2017. We wish you all happy holidays and a new Year full of joy that will make your wishes come true!" ΧΡΟΝΙΑ ΠΟΛΛΑ και ΚΑΛΑ!!!!


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    - Posted by Athanasia Zafeiropoulou, 21.12.2017


  • This is a Pinboard about Eratosthenes created with a web2 application by Elina Zerva and Danai Karamani, two students of Model Junior High School of Zosimaia of Ioannina during I.T. lessons with their professor Maria Exarchou.
    Click on FullScreen button to see all of it.


    - Posted by Maria Exarchou, 18.12.2017


  • This is a Millionaire Game about Eratosthenes created with a web2 application by Areti Dimakopoulou, Alexandra Karantza and Chrisanthi Karagiorgou, three students of Model Junior High School of Zosimaia of Ioannina, during I.T. lessons with their professor Maria Exarchou. Hope you enjoy it!

    - Posted by Maria Exarchou, 18.12.2017