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Orders of magnitude

Look at another example of distance based on the meter on a scale line – Erik Max Francis’ Orders of Magnitude: Distance. A Powers of 10 project would be to make your own scale line online.

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Age of Choice

“Beyond the age of information is the age of choice.” ~ Charles Eames Quote #12 from 100 Quotes by Charles Eames Today the number of choices continues to rise by orders of magnitude (by powers of 10)!  When you select one choice (100) out of a dozen (10+1), you have probably explored all the options [...]

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One in a Million

“Orders of magnitude” is a mathematical way of understanding the world around us.  For example, Earth is seven orders of magnitude (7 powers of ten) larger than the man asleep at the picnic in Chicago; a human is three orders of magnitude bigger than a bee. In Powers of Ten , exponential growth (by powers [...]

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  • Countdown to Powers of Ten Day

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