Calculating the speed of light

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    Calculating the speed of light


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          In this inquiry-based activity an historical path will help students get an insight in the problems that are connected with the discovering of the speed of light. Central part of the activity will be the reproduction of Römer’s classical historical measurements.
          Participants will do calculations, build models and discuss together in order to simulate and understand Römer’s method.

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