First at all, we want to thank all participants in this EAAE project their work and collaboration because without them it would not have been possible to do. It is true that participation has not been very high. Our expectations about participation were much higher than occurred.

When we launched this project on our website we thought that the subject of sundials was very attractive and that students might find it attractive because it is easy that most of them have seen one in your city, town, etc.

Our intention is to convoke the second edition next autumn. We will try to improve and correct as far as possible the previous call with the end that you find more attractive and easy to understand our proposal.

In any case, we want to emphasize that in this Competition works are FREE, this is, each participant can do and present your work as they want. The rules listed in the call are only for guidance to help participants in the work to be done.

Finally, before seeing the names of the winners in the two modalities (groups and individual), we want to invite and encourage to all you to participate with your students or individually in our next edition. We believe that working with sundials can bring varied knowledge to our students. On the other hand, we have so many sundials all over Europe!

Then we want to present the winners of the first edition of the EAAE Competition: Find a Sundial and ... Show it to us!

Groups Modality

First Classified

School: Liceo Sagrado Corazón de San Fernando, Cádiz (Spain).
Tutor Teacher: Juan Manuel Vargas León.
Students: Juan Jiménez de Reyna, Jesús Daneri Cruzado, Manuel Benítez Pérez.
Title of the Work: Castle San Romualdo’s Sundial.

Second Classified

School: Astronomical Observatory by Youth Center of Haskovo (Bulgaria).
Tutor Teacher: Yoanna Kokotanekova.
Students: Yovelina Vasileva Zinkova, Radostina Boykova Velevska, Ivana Dimitrova.
Title of the Work: Analemmatic (“human”) sundial.

Individual Modality

First Classified

Name: Zhasmina Kostadinova.
City: Varshets, Montana (Bulgaria) Student of the High School Ivan Vazov in Varshets.
Title of the Work: A sundial in the courtyard of my school.

Second Classified

In this modality the Competition organizers have considered appropriate to declare the second award desert.


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