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The Eratosthenes Festivity has become an annual tradition that takes place every year on 21 June at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and 20 and 21 June at the city of Aswan. It is designed for preparatory school students, and includes a series of activities that revolve around the methodology Eratosthenes used in measuring the Earth’s circumference 2000 years ago.
June solstice videoconference with : Kuantan - Malaysia, HôChiMinhCity - Vietnam, Hyderabad-India Lafrançaise and Eleu dit Leauwette - France, Donji Muc - Croatia, Nis - Serbia Ioannina, Athens Petroupoli - Greece, Sfax - , Tunisia, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil, Jose de la Quintana, Argentina
There are special days, special places , when and where the sun casts no shadow at noon. This was the first Eratosthenes experiment between Alexandria and Aswan, 2200 years ago.
There are special days, special places , when and where the sun casts no shadow at noon. This was the first Eratosthenes experiment between Alexandria and Aswan, 2200 years ago.
4 continents, 13 countries, 30 schools, 70 measurements
Amazing videoconference for the Eratosthenes workshop of Open Mathematics in Ben Arous (Tunisia). All the measures were made just before the videoconference and we had a live calculation of the circumference of the Earth with partners from Europe, Africa, Asia and America
8 schools from Greece, Italy, France and India observed the Mercury transit
April newsletter with results by continent and countries, With table of results, photo, and geometric figures
3 continents, 9 countries, 27 schools, 65 measurements
20 schools from Asia, Africa, Europe and South America participated to the videoconference

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