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The most-famous mathematician and inventor in ancient Greece. Archimedes is especially important for his discovery of the relation between the surface and volume of a sphere and...


Physical law of buoyancy, discovered by the ancient Greek mathematician and inventor Archimedes, stating that any body completely or partially submerged in a fluid (gas or liquid)...

Archimedes was a Greek mathematician, scientist, mechanical engineer and inventor who is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of the ancient world. The father of simple machines, he introduce

When it comes to inventors born before their time, it’s hard to beat Hero (or Heron) of Alexandria. The Greek mathematician and inventor, who lived and worked in the Egyptian city of Alexandria in the first century CE, used his intuitive understanding of physics, and in particular of air pressure, t

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Research About Inventors - Guided Project with Questionaire

Daedalus was a great inventor from Greek Mythology. Students are asked to choose another inventor and answer questions about him or her.

Archimedes of Syracuse was an outstanding Greek mathematician, inventor, physicist, engineer and also an astronomer. Although not much is known about his life, he is considered as one of the most eminent scientists in classical antiquity.


Who doesn’t love a good underdog story? Our hero is Archimedes of Syracuse, a Greek scholar, mathematician, engineer, and inventor, who would come to be world renowned for his practical application of...