Cameras were calibrated by placing an object of known length (meterstick
) at the approximate center of rotation of the dancer.
Materials: nitrile gloves * 6 sticks of any sugary chewing gum * timer * cup containing 100 ml of ice water * cup containing 100 ml of warm water * thermometer * paper towels * meterstick
* paper and pencil
Contract Awarded for Supply of Yardstick, meterstick
, combination, plasticote finish on hardwood, front scaled in millimeters, back scaled in 1/8" increments, Falcon 97, Aakron 100490, ACME 10431, or equal.
In public, journeymen wear distinctive travelling garb, their trousers sewn with pockets deep enough to hold a folded meterstick
or a bottle of beer.
We had barely begun the conversation when someone made the mistake of mentioning "kids constructing their own knowledge." Immediately I heard a shuffling sound and turned my head just in time to avoid being hit by an enflamed colleague swinging a meterstick
back and forth with both hands, like a fireman at a three-story blaze, shouting, "And then--look out!
Determining how to use only one meterstick
when the students were taller than a meter was the first significant problem that arose during measurement.
A yardstick, meterstick
, or some other straightedge is also useful.
Comparing this speed with the observed change in position, the team calculated a distance that they call "the golden meterstick
in the glass case."
"He probably doesn't realize that he uses the metric system every day." Jordan just gets angry, slapping a meterstick
into his open palm and begging me to point Brown out to him.
newspapers * shoebox * 4 cups flour * 4 cups salt * index card * cinnamon or paprika * different sized marbles * meterstick
The notion of length, as measured with a meterstick
or surveying devices, however, could tell in each case which pair was closer together than the other pair.
In this case, a line of reasoning akin to that used in the meterstick
example would commit Kripke to holding that there is something the person would thereby come to know a priori.