ERIC Number: ED097228
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Metrication, American Style. Fastback 41.
The purpose of this pamphlet is to provide a starting point of information on the metric system for any concerned or interested reader. The material is organized into five brief chapters: Man and Measurement; Learning the Metric System; Progress Report: Education; Recommended Sources; and Metrication, American Style. Appendixes include an explanation of the international system of units (SI), some SI definitions, prefixes used for SI units to form multiples and submultiples, essential metric vocabulary for everyday use, and conversion factors from customary units to metric. (DT)
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Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.