Measurement Rules!

measurement is an essential part of our lives, but not always easy to understand. Gauge height, distance, mass and time using traditional—and not-so-traditional —tools and units.

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about the exhibit

Measure height, distance, volume and more in Measurement Rules, the interactive exhibit that introduces visitors to various units of measurement. Master the basics and then begin to compare, classify, and categorize different ways to measure using standard and non-standard tools. Hands-on experiences allow visitors to understand measurement in relation to the world around them, collaborate with others and become confident in the language of measurement. You can:

  • Take a walk on a treadmill connected to a large odometer that tracks how many yards visitors walk during the exhibit
  • Find out how many chickens you weigh
  • Count Five Mississippis and see how close you can get to doing it in five actual seconds
Details
COST: $25,000, plus inbound shipping
SiZE: 1,500 - 2,000 sq. ft.
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tour schedule

Spring 2021 — Booked : ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
Summer 2021 — Booked : Cade Museum, Gainesville, FL
Fall 2021 — Booked : Cade Museum, Gainesville, FL
Spring 2022 — Booked : Flint Hills Discovery Center, Manhattan, KS
Summer 2022 — Booked : Boone County Public Library, Burlington, KY
Fall 2022 — Booked : Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Spring 2023 — Booked : Glazer Children’s Museum, Tampa, FL
Summer 2023 — Available
Fall 2023 — Available
Spring 2024 — Available
Summer 2024 — Available
Fall 2024 — Available

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