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Contents Introduction Chapter 1 Measuring and Units of Measure 1-1 The First Units of Measure 1-2* Your Own Measuring System 1-3* Metric Measure 1-4* Comparing Standard Units of Measure 1-5* Converting Units Within and Between Measuring Systems 1-6 Body Parts and Ratios Chapter 2 Math and Science in Many Places 2-1 Great Circles: Measuring on a Sphere and Scaling* 2-2* Testing Apples: Measuring, Averaging, Finding Volumes 2-3* Volume, Mass, and Density 2-4* What Is the Effect of Surface Area on Heat Loss? 2-5* The Golden Ratio Chapter 3 Measuring Areas and Volumes 3-1* Area and Acres 3-2 Area of a Triangle 3-3 Circles: Their Diameters, Circumferences, and Areas 3-4 Cylinders: Their Areas and Volumes 3-5* Cones: Their Surface Areas and Volumes Chapter 4 Math, Temperature, and Heat 4-1* Temperature Scales: Graphs, Conversions 4-2 Measuring the Heat Delivered by a Heater 4-3 Measuring the Heat to Boil Water (Heat of Vaporization) 4-4 Measuring the Heat to Melt Ice (Heat of Fusion) 4-5 Measuring Specific Heat 4-6 Finding Specific Heat by Mixing Chapter 5 Indirect Measurements and Estimation 5-1 An Indirect Measurement of Thickness 5-2 An Indirect Measurement of Height 5-3* Using a Known Height to Measure Distance Indirectly 5-4* Scaling: Measuring Long Distances with Maps 5-5* How Big is a Raindrop? 5-6* Indirect Measurements of Mass 5-7 How to Measure Distance with Your Bike Appendix: Conversions Between U.S. Customary and Metric Units Further Reading Internet Addresses Index
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Metrology -- Juvenile literature.
Science projects -- Juvenile literature.
Science fairs -- Juvenile literature.