Metric Measurements, Magnitudes, and Mathematics: Connections Matter in Science

by: Thomas O'Brien

This model-building activity helps learners visualize SI’s base-ten relationships; the connections between the meter, liter, and gram; the real-world relevance of mathematics to science; and the somewhat abstract concept of powers of ten that is so central to science and society.


Elementary SchoolMiddle SchoolHigh School


Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/1/2011

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