Contest Description


Dear participant in this year’s Eratosthenes Experiment,
Take a photo of the experiment or the work behind it or a creative snapshot of those involved in the experiment, submit it to the Eratosthenes Photo Competition and don’t miss the opportunity to travel to the 2014 Inspiring Science Education Summer Academy in Athens. The deadline for submitting your photo is the 4th of April 2014. A committee of experts, working in the European research projects Open Discovery Space & Inspiring Science Education will select the winner.
The contest in 5 steps
  1. Take your photo
  2. Register to the Open Discovery Space (ODS) portal
  3. Join the ODS Eratosthenes Experiment community
  4. Join the Group the Eratosthenes Experiment Contest (inside the ODS Eratosthenes Experiment community)
  5. Upload your photo and state your country, your name and details of your school/institution
Conditions, Detailed Instructions & Prize
  1. The theme of the contest is the Eratosthenes Experiment. Take a photo of the experiment or the work behind it or a creative snapshot of those involved in the experiment and submit it.
  2. Minimal manipulation of digital images, such as cropping, small adjustments to brightness, color, color balance and/or sharpness, is permitted.
  3. Each school/institution must take one photo, with the teacher responsible for organization and submission being the eligible candidate.
  4. In case your photo includes images of minors, please make sure you have obtained a signed consent by their legal guardians. Each country follows its own procedures on the matter, so please consult with the relevant authorities.
  5. Only registered schools in the Eratosthenes Experiment can take part. For registering your school, please click here
  6. Study the manual carefully in the ODS Teachers Academy on how to register to the ODS portal, how to join Communities and Groups:
  7. Then, follow the steps below:
    a) Register to the ODS portal
    b) Join the ODS Eratosthenes Experiment community
    c) Join the Eratosthenes Experiment Photo Contest Group
    d) Click on the Discussion “Please submit your photo”
    e) You may submit your photo by clicking on the “Comment” tab.
    f) Offer a description by adding your country, your school’s or institution’s name and your own name in the “Comment” area.
    g) “Select” your file, “Upload” it and then “Save”.
  8. The prize for the Eratosthenes Experiment Photo Contest is a place in the 2014 Inspiring Science Education 5-day Summer Academy in Athens, with all the costs (traveling, accommodation, catering and fees) covered by the organizers.


The eratosthenes2014 Experiment 2014 is organized in the framework of the Open Discovery Space project, which is co-financed by the European Commission CIP-ICT PSP- 2011-5, Theme 2: Digital Content, Objective, 2.4: eLearning Objective 2.4


Contact Persons

Dr. Angelos Lazoudis
T. +30.210.8176795

Evgenia Kypriotis
T. +30.210.8176790