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Standards of Length
# 1A10.30


Description: A meter stick and a yard stick are provided to compare. A nice twist to this demonstration is to request a globe and talk about the original definition of the kilometer: The line from the pole to the equator through Paris was 10,000 kilometers.

Instructions: The rulers are visually compared, and can be passed around for closer inspection.

Hazards: None.

Parts: One meter stick and one yard stick
Globe (optional upon request)

Purchased/Built: built

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Freier and Anderson Ma-1 Standard meter and standard yard.

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