The experiment of Eratosthenes

Students will measure the region of the Earth using the method followed by Eratosthenes in the 3rd century BC. – Students learn how to measure Earth’s circumference using simple mathematical formulas. Cognitive domain (processes) to think critically and creatively: Students are informed about the innovative idea that Eratosthenes had to measure the region of the Earth....

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Eratosthenes’ measurement of the Earth’s Circumference

Students will measure the Earth’s circumference based on Eratosthenes’ experiment, which he carried out at 3rd century B.C. Cognitive domain (processes) to think critically and creatively: Students learn about the innovative way Eratosthenes used to calculate Earth’s circumference. Cognitive domain (knowledge) procedural knowledge: Students understand how exactly Eratosthenes performed his measurement and attempt to repeat...

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Foucault’s pendulum

Students will observe Foucault’s pendulum to observe the rotation of the Earth around its axis. Cognitive domain (processes) to think critically and creatively: Foucault’s pendulum is an innovative experiment for his time. It is an excellent exhibit in order to inspire students to adopt alternative ways of thinking. Cognitive domain (knowledge) conceptual knowledge: Students know...

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The River of Life

Short Description: The Life of the River is an educational activity in the form of play for high school and high school students. Secondly, it is addressed to teachers who want an essential and at the same time easy and well-organised activity and are not afraid to get in touch with their students. In addition,...

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Newton’s third law – rocket science

Cognitive domain (processes) to understand: understand newton’s third law and apply it on everyday life situations to apply: apply newton’ s laws in science matters such as the movement of rockets and aircrafts Cognitive domain (knowledge) conceptual knowledge: find connections between basic laws and their applicationsin science procedural knowledge: find techniques to develop experimental design...

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