ERIC Number: ED170150
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Teacher Resource Guide for Metric Education.
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.
The intent of this document is to provide answers to questions related to teaching the metric system. Topics covered include: (1) A Model for Developing Understanding and Skills in Measurement; (2) Metric Measurement Units; (3) SI Do's and Don'ts; (4) Examples of Everyday Uses of SI Measures; (5) Child Development and Learning to Measure; (6) Choosing Instructional Material and Equipment; (7) A Minimal List of Metric Equipment and Materials; (8) A Desirable List of Metric Equipment and Materials; (9) Metric Equipment and Materials You Can Make; (10) Activities and Games; (11) A Brief History of Metric Measurement and Legislation; (12) A Guide for Writing Learning Sequences in Measurement; and (13) Activities to Involve the Community. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.