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Author: Franklyn M Branley; Graham Booth
Publisher: New York : Crowell, ©1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how accurate standards of measurements were determined for time, length and width, volume, temperature, and weight with emphasis on the advantages of the metric system.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Branley, Franklyn Mansfield, 1915-2002.
Think metric!
New York : Crowell, ©1972
(OCoLC)735531254
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franklyn M Branley; Graham Booth
ISBN: 0690818610 9780690818611 0690818629 9780690818628
OCLC Number: 446320
Description: 53 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Franklyn M. Branley ; illustrated by Graham Booth.

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Describes how accurate standards of measurements were determined for time, length and width, volume, temperature, and weight with emphasis on the advantages of the metric system.

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Fun Learning-Metric System

by Ubalu (WorldCat user published 2012-10-24) Excellent Permalink

Author Dr Branley presents useful information in a fun read for young readers, but this book is quite helpful for adults, too. Starting with the history of arbitrary measurement in Europe, he continues the narration on to how the wonderfully simple system of metrics was developed and proposed...
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