ERIC Number: ED141064
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Metric Guide for Educational Materials: A Handbook for Teachers, Writers and Publishers.
American National Metric Council, Washington, DC.
Recommendations made by the Educational Materials Sector Committee of the American National Metric Council concerning accepted metric practices are presented in this booklet. Special sections cover metric units and symbols; prefixes; numerals; compound units; weight, mass and force; and pronunciation of metric terms. Lists of most frequently used metric units, SI unit prefixes, SI and non-SI units, and some compound units are provided. A short annotated bibliography on sources for information about the metric system is included. (DT)
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Guides, Instruction, Mathematics Education, Measurement, Metric System, Secondary School Mathematics
American National Metric Council, 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (1-9 copies $1.25 for subscribers, $1.50 others; Orders under $10.00 must be accompanied by payment)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American National Metric Council, Washington, DC.