ERIC Number: EJ453527
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Just What Is a Gram, Anyway?
Watson, Scott B.; Whitfield, Kathleen F.
Science Scope, v16 n2 p32-34 Oct 1992
Authors have found that students have experience with metric units for volume and length; however, students have difficulty conceptualizing mass measurements in terms of grams and kilograms. Presents an activity, "Mass Appeal," where students use an equal arm balance to become familiar with the gram. (PR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A