Introduction to the Metric System

From the: The Metric System Series

This program introduces students to the usefulness and fun of the metric system. The concept of measurement as related to the metric system kicks off the video, followed by examples of how the metric system is used in science. Through a series of real-life examples, basic units of metric length, volume, mass, and temperature are introduced. Other terminology includes: measuring, unit of measurement, decimal system, length, distance, volume, mass, temperature, meter, kilogram, liter, and Celsius.

"...boasts superior content and production values, and is highly recommended." -- Video Librarian July/August 2006

Aud: I, J. (L. Stevens)
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July/August 2006

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Sample Video: The Metric System

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License Details
Single School License. Digital Bundle includes video files for full show and 7-10 content clips in H.264 (for iPods) and.WMV format. Plus 15-20 images (.jpg), teacher’s guide (.pdf) and metadata.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC105Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592342518
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