ERIC Number: ED132386
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
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Metrics. A Resource Guide for Home Economics. Final Report.
This guide is to be used as a resource for teaching metrics at various educational levels in the home economics program. The lessons are intended for flexible use by the teacher, and the contents can be adapted for use with varying abilities, ages, and teaching-learning situations. Categorized into ten units, each unit includes concepts, objectives, supportive learnings, sampling of experiences and evaluation, charts, and diagrams. The ten units are: (1) History of Measurement, (2) The International System of Units (SI), (3) The Metre (Length/Area), (4) The Litre (Volume/Capacity), (5) Grams and Kilograms (9) Using Metrics in Clothing Labs--Metric Chef's Hat, and (10) Windows and Window Treatment. The appendixes include: Metric Test, Metric for Preschoolers, Metric Doll (Elementary-Middle School), Introduction to Metrics (Transparency Series), Centimetre Grid, Games, and Bulletin Board Ideas. (HD)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Philadelphia, PA. Regional Office 3.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania.