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ERIC Number: ED002335
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 21
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NOVA SCIENCE UNIT 1. MEASUREMENT.
Broward County Schools, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
A SCIENCE UNIT ON MEASUREMENT IS PRESENTED. INCLUDED ARE AN INTRODUCTION TO THE METRIC SYSTEM AND SOME TOOLS OF MEASUREMENT. STUDENTS ARE GIVEN A HOMEMADE SYSTEM OF MEASUREMENT WHICH UTILIZES A GRAIN OF RICE AS ITS BASIC UNIT. THE STUDENTS ARE GIVEN EXPERIENCES WITH THE METRIC SYSTEM. THROUGH THESE EXPERIENCES, THE STUDENTS SEE THE NEED FOR STANDARDS OF MEASUREMENT. THROUGH LABORATORY WORK AND EXPERIMENTS, THE STUDENTS LEARN TO USE SUCH SIMPLE LABORATORY EQUIPMENT AS THE RULER, GRADUATED CYLINDER, AND BUNSEN BURNER. DATA SHEETS ARE USED FOR RECORDING INFORMATION.
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Authoring Institution: Broward County Schools, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Identifiers: Florida (Fort Lauderdale); Nova High School FL