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BookThe Know-Nonsense Guide To Measurements: An Awesomely Fun Guide To How Thins Are Measured!

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Full of quirky illustrations, The Know-Nonsense Guide to Measurements teaches basic concepts about measurements, including the differences between the imperial and metric systems of measurement.

Fuzzy on feet, yards, and meters? Bamboozled by bits and bytes? Perplexed by the difference between mass and volume? This know-nonsense guide to measurements will guide you through the basics of different ways to measure things, from length, volume, and mass to time and intensity, and will explain how to convert between the most common units. Packed with simple definitions (feet, yards, and meters are units of length used to measure midsize distances), memorable examples, and funny illustrations, this guide makes the rules of measurement easy to understand, and the handy conversion chart will make quick conversions easy! With every turn of the page, you will learn a new basic concept that will help you go from knowing nothing to being a total know-it-all!

Basic units of measurement you'll explore include feet, yards, meters, grams, bits and bytes, seconds, minutes, decibels, and more! You'll also learn the differences between the imperial system of measurement, which is used in the united states, and the metric system. The know-nonsense guide to measurements turns what can at times be dry topics into something approachable and fun through the quirky and hilarious illustrations and the infographic-inspired layouts.

Author: Heidi Fiedler
Age range: 8 - 12 years
Grade level: 3 - 7
Lexile measure: 870L
Series: Know Nonsense Series
Hardcover: 64 pages
Publisher: Walter Foster Jr (May 22, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1633222977
ISBN-13: 978-1633222977
Product dimensions: 9.4 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches
Shipping weight: 1 pounds