Winners of the Eratosthenes Experiment Photo Contest

Eratosthenes ExperimentThe Eratosthenes Experiment 2016, organised by Ellinogermaniki Agogi’s (EA) Research and Development Department as part of the Inspiring Science Education (ISE) project between 16th and 21st 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. A cluster of 144 schools and institutions took part in the Eratosthenes Photo Contest, submitting pictures capturing the schools’ involvement in the experiment. The two winners in the Eratosthenes Experiment 2016 Photo Contest were Mr Petros Koutroulis from the Tragaia Senior High School in the Island of Naxos (Greece) and Ms Paola Castagnoli from theLiceo Scientifico Roiti in the city of Ferrara (Italy). They will receive scholarships to attend the Inspiring Science Education Summer Academy 2016.