Decimals Around the World
Following are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the
Math World feature for this chapter.
The United States and the Metric System
This National Institute of Standards and Technology provides this site with some history of the metric system, common questions, and some useful graphics that help teach the relationships between metric and customary measures.
U.S. Metric Association
This site promotes the use of the metric system in the United States and offers conversion tables and much more information about the International System of Units, including NCTM standards regarding the metric system and metric teaching supplies.
Do the Dewey!
The Middletown Thrall Library provides this set of fun resources about the Dewey Decimal System. You can learn about the system and its creator. Try the interactive quiz.
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