TITLE

For Grades 4-6: History of Measurement

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Science & Children;Feb2007, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a guide for teachers in introducing the history of measurement in grades 4 to 6 school children in the U.S. The guide provides information about creative ways to measure things, which were used in ancient times. In addition, the guide introduces the book "How Tall, How Short, How Far Away" that offers knowledge about various measuring tools for different types of measurements. According to the guide, students should be able to know that the standard system of measurement used by most countries and scientists is the metric system.
ACCESSION #
24104348

 

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