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In this activity, students explore the method used by Eratosthenes to estimate the circumference of the earth. After engaging with the geometry and data Eratosthenes used, students compute the radius and volume of the Earth. Click here to view the full activity on the Kéyah Math Project website.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_2669651,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100712190519708T

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    English

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