History's HEROES? Dated circa 287 BC - circa 212 BC

Archimedes

Created by

Logan Stoecker

Location

Greece
Place of birth

Achievements

  • Archimedes' Sphere
  • Archimedes' Screw
  • Archimedes' principle
  • Claw of Archimedes
  • Heat ray

Characteristics

  • Clever
  • Decisive
  • Single minded / Focused (has a purpose)
  • Inspiring / Charismatic
  • Determined
  • Ambitious
  • Wise
  • Just and fair minded

Quotations

"The shortest distance between two points is a straight line." - Archimedes

The man who advanced our knowledge of science and math

He was a mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor and astronomer in ancient Greece.

Archimedes was very smart and both in his time and far ahead of his time. His father, Phidias, was an astronomer and mathematician so he had to live up to his name.

Life in Archimedes's world

He lived in an area where science, art, and commerce was very big.

Was Archimedes a Hero?

  • He advanced our knowledge of science and math.

Things you might not know about Archimedes

He created the Archimedes' Screw.
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