We learned about his inventions,
like the hydraulic screw, and compound pulleys.
And we read all about how he ran through the streets of Greece naked, yelling "Eureka", in the famous story about the king's crown and the bathtub.
We also watched on YouTube -
fascinating 50min documentary
8min science video explaining the principle
Then Lu went off with his notebook to give it a try
We also learned about circles...
Archimedes loved his circles.
Some people think that we would have gotten to where we are now a thousand years earlier, had the writings of Archimedes not been lost.
Where would we be now
if we were 1,000 years ahead?