ERIC Number: ED190402
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
The Metric System. Fifteen, 20-Minute Lessons for Grades 5 Through 8 and the General Uninformed Adult Population. Teacher's Guide.
Mississippi State Authority for Educational Television, Jackson.
Presented is a guide to fifteen, 20-minute television lessons on the metric system. The guide and television series are designed to reach grade levels five through eight and the "general uninformed adult population." The guide and series are designed to help motivate people to want to know more about the metric system of measurement. The meter, liter, and gram and presented as basic units. The use of decimal notation is promoted and the need for learning about any specific measuring system through direct experience is emphasized. Activities suggested in the guide relate every episode to everyday, lifelike situations. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.; Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Authority for Educational Television, Jackson.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to copyright restrictions.