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ERIC Number: EJ563021
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1082-5754
In the Spirit of Eratosthenes: Measuring the Circumference of the Earth.
Charischak, Ihor
Learning & Leading with Technology, v25 n6 p42-47 Mar 1998
Discusses the mathematics and science underlying Eratosthenes' measurement of the circumference of Earth in about 200 B.C. and provides a lesson plan so that small groups of high school students can duplicate the measurements. Equipment needed and related Web sites are listed, and a model chart to record measurements is provided. (PEN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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