Winners of the March 2016 eratosthenes2016mar Experiment Photo & Online Lesson Contests 

The eratosthenes2016mar Experiment 2016, organized by Ellinogermaniki Agogi’s (EA) Research and Development Departmentas part of the Inspiring Science Education (ISE) project between the 16th and 21st of 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.

144 schools and institutions took part in the eratosthenes2016mar Photo Contest, submitting pictures capturing the schools’ involvement in the experiment.

There are two winners in the eratosthenes2016mar Experiment 2016 Photo Contest:

  • Mr Petros Koutroulis from the Tragaia Senior High School in the Island of Naxos in Greece

  • Ms Paola Castagnoli from the Liceo Scientifico Roiti in the city of Ferrara in Italy

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

There were 89 entries in theeratosthenes2016mar Experiment 2016 Online Lesson Contest:
The winner is Ms Marijana Karničnikfrom 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 eratosthenes2016mar 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         

On behalf of the ISE project,
The EA R&D team  


The eratosthenes2016mar Experiment 2016 is organised with support from the European Commission in the context of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). This Website reflects only the views of the Inspiring Science Education consortium members, the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained herein.

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