A Dictionary of Units
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|A summary of units of measurement world-wide (current units and a few of historical interest); conversion factors to the SI (Systeme International); an outline of the SI; its basic defining standards and some of its derived units; all the SI prefixes and some notes on conventions of usage; a short historical note on measures generally; descriptions of the Metric system, the UK (Imperial) system with a statement on the implementation of 'metrication' in the UK, and the US system; and a list of other resources (including other Web sites).|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Dictionaries, Glossaries, Thesauri|
|Math Topics:||Terms/Units of Measure, History and Biography|
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