Look at the Notations and Measures infographic, and focus on the center 1x10. Do you notice any particular pattern with the numbers in relation to the notation?
For Further Discussion
Think about the following questions. Choose one and share your answer below in the discussion area.
- What is the largest object you have observed with your own eyes?
- What is the smallest object you have observed with your own eyes?
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- Hard to say what the largest thing i've seen with my own eyes is. Probably one of the stars in the night sky. As for smallest. The film of a soap bubble is pretty thin, although the bubble itself is fairly large in all.(8 votes)
- The largest object i've ever saw with my naked eyes is probably the moon. Despite looking small i know it's actually huge.
The smalest object was sand. That or my gramma's patience :)(5 votes)
- the biggest thing ive ever seen with my naked eye was the sun, despite being told multiple times not to lol(4 votes)
- The smallest thing I have seen with my eyes is probably dust. The biggest thing I've ever seen is every thing I look at when I see the sky.(3 votes)
- A speck of sand has to be the smallest thing I've seen.
And the biggest thing I've ever seen would be the sky.(3 votes)
- The largest object i have observed with my own eyes (under the category: human body) is the heart.
The smallest object I have observed with my own eyes was a plant cell(3 votes)
- The largest thing I have seen is the Milky Way. The smallest thing I have seen with the naked eye is a tiny bump on a spinach leaf, but I have seen smaller things like cells with a microscope.(2 votes)
- the largest object I've observed is probably Betelgeuse while I was gazing at the night sky. and the smallest object I've observed was when I collected pond water, and observed the little organisms under a microscope.(2 votes)
- Once when I was little, my family went to this event at an observatory where you could look through the big telescope- I was hoping to see Saturn or something that looked really cool close up, but instead they showed us this galaxy in the constellation of Orion that was extremely huge and extremely far away- cool in theory, but you basically had to squint until you could see a little white smudge. It was pretty neat to think about, but I still would have liked to see saturn, hah!(2 votes)
- Perhaps the smallest object I have observed with my own eyes are the "floaters" within my eyes. These flecks and cobwebs float around in the fluid. They cast shadows on the world around me.(1 vote)