Measurement The Metric System : Metric and Scientific Notation

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.

Resources

Online ConversionOnlineConversion.com - Over 5,000 units, and 30,000 conversions.

Unit Conversion TutorialsF. Senese, Frostburg State U. - From General Chemistry Online, tutorials on converting scientific units.

MegaconverterBen-Cam Intermedia - An extensive unit conversion calculator.

Unit Conversion CalculatorA user friendly metric and other unit conversion calculator.


Further Exploration

The Metric System - A Concise ReferenceD. Bartlett - As titled, a concise guide to using the metric system.

Math Skills Review: Scientific NotationTexas A & M university - a resource of scientific notation practice.

International System of UnitsNational Institute of Standards - A guide to units and the metric system.

Metric Internet LinksNational Institute of Standards and Technology - Reference to metric conversion products and scientific sites.

The Metric System - how it got its namefrom the Mad Scientist network

Anglo-Saxon Weights and Measures

Towards a Metric AmericaNIST - A history of U.S. efforts to go metric.


News & Events

Metric Error Dooms Mars OrbiterCNN

Current Science NewsLive news feeds from around the world of science.


Research

Google ScholarGoogle - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


Experiment!

WWW Unit ConverterDigital Dutch - A fast, easy to use conversion calculator.

Uncertainty in MeasurementF. Senese - an interactive tutorial on measurement uncertainty.

If I had been rich, I probably would not have devoted myself to mathematics.
-Joseph-Louis Lagrange
1736-1813

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