|What does Pizza have to do with Ancient History?|
The activity describes Eratosthenes' experiments which determined that the Earth is spherical, rather than flat. Students reproduce Eratosthenes' methods using a slice of pizza to calculate the circumference of the entire pie.
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Type of resource:
Exercise requires Microsoft Word
Cost / Copyright:
Copyright 2005, Eric Cohen.
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-024
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Eric Cohen
Westhampton Beach High School