Table of contents for Ace your math and measuring science project : great science fair ideas / Robert Gardner.

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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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Metrology -- Juvenile literature.
Science projects -- Juvenile literature.
Science fairs -- Juvenile literature.