Learners will identify the number of significant digits in practice problems.
Highway Design: Vehicle Types
By Steve Whitmoyer
In this animated object, learners read the dimensions of the different types of vehicles typically considered in highway design.
By Terry Lark
In this learning object you'll review direct, inverse, joint, quadratic, and combined variations.
What Is a Radian?
By Roy Peterson
In this learning activity you'll explore a graphical depiction of a radian for angular measurement.
Weight- Volume Relationships: Saturated Density (Metric)
Students read how to determine and calculate the saturated density for a given sample of soil or aggregate, based on the mass-volume relationship. Practice problems complete the activity.
Voltmeter Circuit Connections
By Terry Bartelt
Students read a step-by-step approach on how to connect a voltmeter to a circuit when making a measurement.
Analog Ammeter Operation
Students examine the procedure to measure current with an analog ammeter. The use of Function and Range switches is explored along with reading the needle position on the meter scale. A brief quiz completes the activity.
The Dial Caliper
By Barbara Anderegg
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
Converting Numbers from Standard Form to Engineering Notation
By Ron Wallberg
Learners convert a number from standard form to engineering notation.
Measuring Length in the Metric System
By Nabila Dahche
In this learning activity you'll explore how units in the metric system are related to each other and practice locating measurements on a metric line.
Rounding to the Correct Decimal Place
You'll choose the number that is rounded to the correct decimal place: whole, tenth, hundredth, or thousandth.
Rounding Decimal Numbers - 2 Choices (Set 2)
You'll determine which of two options is the correct choice for rounding a given number to the nearest tenth, hundredth, or thousandth.
Rounding Decimal Numbers - 2 Choices (Set 1)
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