IN MATH: 1. n. the basic unit of length in the metric system; now defined in terms of c, the speed of light. EX. I'm almost 5'2" or 157 cm tall.


MEASURE UP (PART II) - The Metric System Resource Page

    It includes:
  • Introduction to the Introduction
  • Introduction to the Metric System
  • Introduction to the Metric System --II
  • Meter Tape
  • Metric Prefixes & Conversion
  • Liter Box
  • Braided Centimeter Cube
  • Liter Bottle
  • Body Lab - I
  • Body Lab - II
  • Height & Drawing Proportional Stick Figures

  • Make A Customary (Inch) Ruler
  • Customary Ruler Graphic
  • Practice Drawing W/Quarter-Inches
  • Measure Up I - Customary Units Resource Page
  • Vocabulary - customary, English, scientific units
  • IN ENGLISH: 1. n. a measuring device or gauge. EX. The taxi cab's meter was running as they continued to circle the block. 2. as defined above.

    APPLICATION: (see list 110)

      Indicate whether the height of each of these things is more than, less than, or about the same as a meter in length.
    1. your height
    2. a human baby's length
    3. a countertop
    4. 4. the height of a door.

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