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How Big Is the Earth?

In collaboration with another school north or south of yours, rnuse the method of Eratoshenes to determine the circumference rnof the Earth.

Author(s):

Stephen J. Edberg

Date Accepted: 2013-08-16 Grade Group: High School (9-12) Benchmarks: M4.4.8 M5.4.12 M8.4.2 M8.4.15 S15.4.4 S16.4.1 S16.4.3 Keywords: circumference radius eratosthenes gnomon sun dial earth noon time zone latitude longitude collaboration Microsoft Word: 04_01_13_1.docx PDF Document: 04_01_13_1.pdf