ERIC Number: ED160384
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Metrics, The Measure of Your Future: The Meter was Never Like This and MetricMisQuotes.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Development.
Humorous imitations of famous poems and quotations, altered with metric language, are presented in this document published by the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Metric Education Project. In addition, a section entitled "A Metrikey" relates metric units to familiar items such as width of doorknobs, areas of typewriter keys, etc. (MP)
Descriptors: Bulletins, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Humor, Instructional Materials, Measurement, Metric System, Parody, Poetry, Resource Materials, Secondary School Mathematics
Instructional Materials Development Center, 2720 South Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27107 (No price quoted)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Development.
Note: For related documents, see SE 024 901-907; Contains light and broken type