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View Resource Sensorland.com: The Online Information Centre for Sensing and Measurement

This Web site has 90 technical articles on how various sensors, transducers, and data measurement systems are used and how they work. The site includes problems and solutions, a history of sensors, sensor tech tips, trainings, job search, applications, and resources for further study. Links are also provided for a question and answer board. Simply type your sensor related question and get some...

View Resource Metric Measurements and Biological Scaling

This lab activity from the Biotechnology Alliance for Suncoast Biology Educators demonstrates how to do proper scientific measurements and the calculations associated with them. It also covers how to make a graph of data and how to interpret the data and associated graphs. It contains an activity that explores the concept of biological scaling, and isometric vs. allometric growth, using sea...

View Resource Measurement

This two-part activity provides an introduction to the basics of measurement (linear, mass, volume, density) and discusses the role of inferential statistics in comparing any two measurements. The concept of random variations in measurements is introduced, which leads to a discussion of binomial distributions and probability in comparing measurements and results. Students will use online...

View Resource A Dictionary of Units of Measurement

This website is great for unit conversions. Americans probably use a greater variety of units of measurement than anyone else in the world. Caught in a slow-moving transition from customary to metric units, we employ a fascinating and sometimes frustrating mixture of units in talking about the same things. This site is a one-stop shop in terms of unit conversion and equivalences. Hosted by the...

View Resource Matter and Measurement

General chemistry WebCT exam/quiz questions. The Matter and Measurement topic covers some of the most basic concepts in general chemistry, similar to those found in the first chapter in most general chemistry texts.

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