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ERIC Number: EJ287286
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Space Age Meter.
Phillips, Julie
Science and Children, v21 n2 p9-11 Oct 1983
Discusses the history and evolution of measurement standards from 3000 BC to the modern metric system. Traces measurement techniques from comparisons with the human body to use of atomic clocks and lasers to establish the length of a meter. (JM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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