Write an obituary for Archimedes.
Play jackstones with a partner.
Your Name in Greek
Write your name using Greek letters.
Use a blackline map to locate where Archimedes lived and traveled.
Archimedean Screw Pump
Make an Archimedean screw pump and demonstrate how it works.
Sketch an Invention
Sketch one of Archimedes' inventions.
With a partner, create a lever and show how moving the fulcrum and resistance can make first-class, second-class, and third-class levers.
Archimedes used simple machines (lever, pulley, wheel and axle, inclined plane, wedge and screw) to make work easier. Look around the classroom and make a list of all the simple machines in the room.
Perform one of the simple experiments in the book that uses only household materials.
Research Alexandria today and during Archimedes' time. Create a booklet that contrasts Alexandria today and then.
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