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Find the Hidden Measures

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This cartoon of a small town center has hidden in it a number of measurement tools. Some are used at home, some are used by NIST researchers in their laboratories. The tools hidden throughout the picture are:

standard light bulb atoms electric meter
oscilloscope micrometer thermometer
graduated cylinder microscope scale
blood pressure cuff measuring spoons compass
medical syringe lasers meter stick
protractor tuning fork

 

 

 

Created: May 8, 2001
Last updated: August 15, 2001
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