Emerging from their environmentally shielded world headquarters at NIST, the superheroes are dedicated to the fight against uncertainty, imprecision and inaccuracy and to improving the quality of our lives and the things we build.
The Measurement League's work is never done. They toil tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure the measurements that interweave our lives are as accurate and precise as possible.
In this fourth episode, after rescuing Monsieur Kilogram and capturing Major Uncertainty, our Superheroes take a break and play a game of "Two Truths & a Lie."
Teachers, we encourage you to watch this with your students. You can hit "pause" after the superhero shares his three statements and let the kids vote on -- and have conversations about -- which ones are true and which is a lie. Then resume the video so they can get the answer.
In their pilot episode, Desperate Measures, the Measurement League uses the power of measurement to help a stranded soccer player get home:
In their second suspenseful episode, Running Out of Time, the League battles archvillain Major Uncertainty in a race to keep the world's satellite navigation system "on time" to help a traveler and his son lost in the desert:
In their third episode, the nefarious Major Uncertainty has kidnapped Monsieur Kilogram, putting the world's measurements of mass in jeopardy. As the world spirals into Mass Hysteria, the remaining S.I. Superheroes, champions of the metric system, leap into action to save the day, and hopefully Monsieur Kilogram as well: