Measurement and Units

A Concept-Builder is an interactive questioning module that presents learners with carefully crafted questions that target various aspects of a concept. Each Concept Builder focuses the learner's attention upon a discrete learning outcome. Questions target that outcome from a variety of angles using multiple difficulty levels or varying activities. The following Concept Builders target concepts in an introductory unit about Measurement and Units.

Metric System
Learning Goal: To generate a comfort with the use of the metric system in order to convert simple quantities and compare given quantities.

Metric Estimations
Learning Goal: To use an understanding of metric units of length, mass, and volume to identify a best estimate of such quantities for a variety of common objects.

Metric Conversions
Learning Goal: To use an understanding of metric units and their Greek prefixes to perform conversions between a variety of metric units.

Significant Digits
Learning Goal: To understand the concept of significant digits and to use such understanding to make and process such measurements made from lab equipment.