Essay Topic 1
A famous scientist once said that he was able to see so far because he stood on the shoulders of giants. Discuss what it means to stand on the shoulders of giants.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast life in Archimedes' time to life today.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss what life was like for Archimedes growing up.
Essay Topic 4
The Greeks were a people who were different from people who had lived before them and people who lived after them. Discuss Greek society.
Essay Topic 5
Discuss how and why Archimedes created the Archimedean screw.
Essay Topic 6
Archimedes furthered his studies at the Museum in Alexandria. Discuss the library and Museum at Alexandria and Archimedes' studies there.
Essay Topic 7
There are three different classes of levers. Discuss how a lever works and how the relationship of the different parts of a lever create the different lever classes.
Essay Topic 8
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