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Winners of the March 2016 Eratosthenes Experiment Photo & Online Lesson Contests

The Eratosthenes Experiment 2016, organised by Ellinogermaniki Agogi’s (EA) Research and Development Department as part of the Inspiring Science Education (ISE) project between 16 and 21 March 2016, received another tremendous response, as 1142 schools from all over the world participated in this celebration of science and education, calculating the circumference of the Earth by using eLearning educational tools and simple instruments.

Eratosthenes Photo Contest

144 schools and institutions took part in the Eratosthenes Photo Contest, submitting pictures capturing the schools’ involvement in the experiment. There are two winners in the Eratosthenes Experiment 2016 Photo Contest:

  • Mr Petros Koutroulis from the Tragaia Senior High School in the Island of Naxos in Greece;
  • Ms Paola Castagnoli from theLiceo Scientifico Roitiin the city of Ferrara in Italy. 

They will receive scholarships to attend the Inspiring Science Education Summer Academy 2016

Eratosthenes Online Lesson Contest

There were 89 entries in the Eratosthenes Experiment 2016 Online Lesson Contest. The winner is Ms Marijana Karničnik from Osnovna Skola Zdenka Turkovica in Croatia, who will also receive a scholarship to attend the Inspiring Science Education Summer Academy 2016.   

A very warm “thank you” to all participants who have helped turn the Eratosthenes Experiment into a magnificent world event!

For similar events and a wealth of educational material, teaching communities and Continuous Professional Development opportunities, join us on http://portal.opendiscoveryspace.eu/ise 

Read the press release.