Spring, 2006 Noon Day Project
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Over 2200 years ago Eratosthenes, the chief librarian in Alexandria, Egypt made a remarkably accurate measurement of the earth's north-south circumference.
This project offers teachers and students an opportunity to recreate his amazing experiment by collaborating with teachers and students from other schools throughout the world. Students will at roughly the same time:
This project is recommended for upper elementary, middle
school and high school students (ages 11-18). There is NO fee to
participate. However we do ask you to register first.
Register for Project starting in September, 2006 -
coming in August.
If you have any questions please send an email to your project leader.
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