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Title: The United States and the Metric System
Url: http://ts.nist.gov/WeightsAndMeasures/Metric/lc1136a.cfm
Publisher: National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.). Weights and Measures Division
Description: A capsule history, with questions and answers, a metric chocolate chip cookie recipe, and some sample size relations (kilogram of butter to pound, etc.).
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Weights and measures -- Special systems -- Metric system. International system (SI)
Science -- Physics -- Weights and measures -- Special systems -- Metric system. International system (SI) -- Conversion tables
Science -- Physics -- Weights and measures -- Special systems -- Metric system. International system (SI) -- Juvenile works
Science -- Physics -- Weights and measures -- Special systems -- Metric system. International system (SI) -- Study and teaching. Research
Technology -- Home economics -- Cookery -- Baking. Confectionery
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Measurement
Mathematics -- Process skills
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Measurement
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2002-05-17
Resource Type: FAQs
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Mathematics Materials
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Format: html
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: History and Biography
Terms/Units of Measure
Date Of Record Release: 2007-12-18 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2007-12-12 12:56:53 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Math Forum
Full Record Views: 96
Resource URL Clicks: 8
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