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    Texas Instruments

  • Level

    9-12

  • Activity Time

    30 Minutes

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      TI-Nspire™ CX
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      TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
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    TI-Nspire™
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    3.0

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Skills of Science - Doing Unit Conversions

Published on 06/22/2012

Activity Overview

In this lesson, students will be introduced to doing unit conversions with TI-Nspire.

Objectives

  • Students will observe the relationships among different units of measure.
  • Students will convert between different units using dimensional analysis.

Vocabulary

  • unit conversion
  • dimensional analysis
  • conversion factors
  • metric equivalents

About the Lesson

This lesson introduces unit conversion and doing unit conversions with TI-Nspire.
As a result, students will:

  • Be able to convert between different units of measure.