Test your skills at reading a ruler.
The History of Standards
By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll review the historical progression of standards to learn what makes a good standard.
Lathes: Turning Stainless Steel
By Kelly Curran
This document is a visual and text description of turning stainless steel on a lathe.
Lathe Project: Thread Diameter Turning
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Facing on a Lathe
This video clip shows facing on an engine lathe.
Everyone Knows How to Use a Ruler, Right?
Students review the best practices for using a ruler and answer five basic questions.
Measuring with a Dial Caliper
You'll practice identifying measurements on a dial caliper.
Unit Conversion in the Metric System: Area
You'll practice converting units of measure for area in the metric system.
Reading a Decimal Steel Rule
You'll learn to read a decimal steel rule.
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