# An homage to Archimedes

- Author:
- Judah L Schwartz

- Topic:
- Geometry

Archimedes discovered a relationship between volume of a sphere and that of a cylinder whose height was equal to the diameter of the sphere.
He also discovered a relationship among the surface areas of the cylinder and sphere and the area enclosed by a great circle of the sphere.

**What questions could / would you put to your students based on this applet ?**