ERIC Number: ED078165
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
The Metric System: A Programmed Approach.
Ploutz, Paul F.
This 8-unit programed manual was developed to assist Americans in becoming more proficient in the use of the metric system. Containing most of the basic essentials of metric measurement required for mathematics and science programs, the text includes practically oriented practice problems and activities. In addition, an appendix contains: (1) A metric laboratory practice section, (2) A section on exponents as simplified numerals, (3) A proficiency text, (4) Question and answer sheets, (5) Metric conversion tables, (6) A series of line drawings of the necessary laboratory equipment for students, and (7) A section on safety practices to be followed in the laboratory. (SN)
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Laboratory Manuals, Mathematics, Measurement, Metric System, Programed Instructional Materials, Relevance (Education), Science Materials, Study Guides, Textbooks
Charles E. Merrill Pub. Co., 1300 Alum Creek Dr., Columbus, OH 43216 (no price quoted)
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