ERIC Number: ED124375
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Metric System and Slide Rule Minicourse, Career Oriented Pre-Technical Physics; Preliminary Edition.
Bullock, Bob; And Others
This minicourse was prepared for use with secondary physics students in the Dallas Independent School District and is one option in a physics program which provides for the selection of topics on the basis of student career needs and interests. This minicourse was aimed at providing students with a knowledge of the metric system and use of the slide rule. The minicourse was designed for independent student use with close teacher supervision and was developed as an ESEA Title III project. A rationale, behavioral objectives, student activities, and resource packages are included. Student activities and resource packages involve reading about the development of the metric system, defining the meter, using mass and time units, converting from one system to the other, measuring mass, length, and volume, and performing the basic slide rule operations. (GS)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dallas Independent School District, TX.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III