Global warming resilience required
“We already have many of the technology and techniques that we need ... which is lowering the land surface by several centimeters to more than a decimeter per year (100 millimeters equals 1 decimeter, or about 4 inches). Perhaps more attention should ...
Measure For Measure, Master Ruler Lives Up To Its Hype
"They pass up the wooden ruler and go right for the Master Rulers," she says Monck also recently began selling a metric version of the Master Ruler, which has overlays for decimeters, centimeters and millimeters. One overlay has the entire metric chart.
The IPCC sea level numbers
If radiative forcing were to be stabilized in 2100 at A1B levels, thermal expansion alone would lead to 0.3 to 0.8 m of sea level rise by 2300 (relative to 1980–1999). Thermal expansion would continue for many centuries ... a rise of 1.2 mm/year ...
Bring Back The Metric System
And how many liters are there in a gallon? I think it is 2.2, but I may be wrong. A mile is, I think, 1600 meters. Now consider the metric system used in Asia and Europe: 10 millimeter is a centimeter. 10 centimeter is a decimeter. 10 decimeter is a meter.
Teaching measurement and conversions
How many quart containers will he need to buy? Step 1 give your child a function table or conversion ... Have your child convert this into inches, then millimeters and decimeters. These calculations can be complicated, it's okay for your child to use ...