ERIC Number: ED116925
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Metrics in Education - Resource Materials.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Curriculum Development.; Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo. Center for Metric Education.
This publication contains materials suitable for reproduction as transparencies or as classroom handouts. These metric materials may be used in a variety of occupational and practical arts courses. The format of the materials is in large print, some with humorous drawing; details of drawings and charts are easy to read. Introductory pages deal with all units of metric measures but the primary emphasis is upon linear uses of metric measures. Specific topics include: reading a metric micrometer and a vernier caliper, tables of metric hardware sizes, diagrams of metric hardware (nuts, bolts, screws, wrenches, etc.), master dimensioning, dual dimensioning, conversion tables, metric sizes of softwood, orthographic projection comparisons (first and third angle), paper sizes and weights, and printer's units. (JBW)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Curriculum Development.; Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo. Center for Metric Education.