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The United States and the Metric System

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Visit this site: http://www.nist.gov/pml/wmd/metric/upload/1136a.pdf

Author:Office of Information Services, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
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.).

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Reference Sources
Math Topics: Terms/Units of Measure, History and Biography

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