Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Unusual dials, meters and gauges

We had a look at various dials and meters.
and considered how we would measure things that are not usually measured. A meter for how funny something is:
We asked, what would the very first mark on the dial mean? What units would you use to measure how funny something is?

A gauge for cleverness:

 A dial for the level of friendship:

Here are our meters and dials. We took time to think about what each division means. What would the very first mark mean?

The dials sometimes seem to suggest that you can have too much of a good thing.
Wishing is fine until you get up to about 360 fairies; above that level it becomes dangerous!

Don't get bitten - the scale of the bite might shock you!
How intelligent are you?  Take the test using this scale.

Beware of homework - this scale gives you fair warning.

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