Wednesday, March 26, 2008

A Sense of Scale


How do we get a sense of how big or small something is?





Find some excellent web resources here:

Scale at LIM Resources Wiki

Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisdag/2300624220/
Bethel Snow Woman Set at Flickr

2 comments:

Nicole said...

Have you heard of the powers of ten? It's a book, movie, and now a web site (though the movie is way better): http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/

Jim Burke said...

Thanks, Nicole. I think I've seen the book . . . but not the movie. Guess I'd better check it out!

Jim