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ERIC Number: ED191709
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 26
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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It's A Metric World.
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Instructional Services.
Topics covered in the first part of this document include eight advantages of the metric system; a summary of metric instruction; the International System of Units (SI) style and usage; metric decimal tables; the metric system; and conversion tables. An alphabetized list of organizations which market metric materials for educators is provided with a key designating types of instructional aids. The second part of this paper, entitled Prepare for a Metric Alabama, presents distances in kilometers around Alabama; a brief history of the metric system; suggested activities and teaching aids for elementary classes; and a table of selected metric-English conversions. Although prepared for elementary teachers K-5, these materials could be adapted to junior and senior high use by modifying activities, problem applications, and vocabulary. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Instructional Services.
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