Representing time periods in 3D
3D objects grow n^3 times ... meters, and the Randall's Island Park Soccer Fields' 110 meters * 66 meters * 1.9 meters yields the 13,800 cubic meters (13.8 billion cubic centimeters) that we need. To represent the age of the Earth linearly, at 1 cm/year ...
A Tale of Two Centimeters: The Near Collapse of the Colorado River Dam System in 1983.
My opposition to the Glen Canyon dam was consistent even before I stumbled across this story of how two centimeters came between the greatest ... 14 Banqiao and Shimantan combined released 600 million cubic meters of water: Powell Reservoir in June 1983 ...
The Fundamentals of GPS
Not all GPS positions are created equal.Natural and man-made error sources can degrade the standalone accuracy of GPS by as much as 100 meters horizontally and 300 meters vertically ... we can hope for a 30 centimeter-3 meter solution.
Teaching measurement and conversions
1 quart is equal to 2 pints Function is x2, for example: 1 quart = 2 pints, 2 quarts = 4 pints and so on. Step 3, have your child draw an image to represent the story sentence.Step 2 is to write down what they're trying to find from the story. How many ...
Give him 2.54 centimeters and he'll take 1.609344 kilometers
It’s so much easier than trying to remember how many inches there are to a mile ... Will bars sell a 0.914 meters of ale? Will biologists have to start writing papers on 2.54 centimeter worms? Who would listen to an album by the rock group 22.86 ...