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449 schools from 38 different countries join the ISE Eratosthenes Experiment on 22 September 2016

The Eratosthenes Experiment, organized once again on the 22nd of September 2016, by the Ellinogermaniki Agogi’s (EA) Research and Development Department, received another impressive response. A total of 449 schools from 38 different countries took part in this celebration of science and education, calculating the circumference of the Earth by using eLearning educational tools, simple instruments and making simple mathematical calculations.

Moreover, the Eratosthenes photo contest is open until the 5th of October. The winner of the contest will have the opportunity to travel to Athens and participate in the 2017 Inspiring Science Education 6-day Summer Academy, with all the costs (traveling, accommodation, catering and fees) covered by the relevant scholarship. A committee of experts, working in the European project Inspiring Science Education will select the winner, on the 12th of October.