“Of Blood & Ink” is a journey of desperation creaking through the shadowy corridors of the human soul. Its uncompromising relentlessness, often times as beautiful as it is raw, will... More > force you to navigate emotional terrain most people view with disdain; or at worst, simply ignore.
Standing as a poetic assault on the human condition, social pressure, and the tragedy inevitably inherent with the empathetic neglect of human frailty, “Of Blood & Ink” ventures through the scarcely lit tunnel of youth as a journey to the coming of age, and arrives at the tunnel's end, bearing witness to the glorious sunrise that is human growth, as something more – a journey to the coming of life.< Less
Math Mammoth Measuring is a worktext that covers measuring length, weight, volume, and temperature as they are typically covered during grades 1-3. The book contains both textbook explanations and... More > exercises, and is designed to be very easy to teach from, requiring fairly little teacher preparation.
This book is NOT organized by grade-levels nor with increasing difficulty. Instead, I have grouped together the lessons on measuring length, then measuring weight, then measuring volume, and lastly temperature.
In each section, measuring in the customary system comes first, followed by lessons about the metric system. The first lessons in each unit typically have hands-on exercises where the student actually uses the suitable measuring equipment, and the last lessons in each section include abstract problems about conversions between the units.< Less
In this self-checking decoder worksheet students find unit prices, compare them to find the best buy, and compute savings. There are nine exercises, and students use the answers to place letters... More > into spaces to reveal a secret message. Students get immediate feedback and stay motivated. Teachers know students got all items correct at a glance.< Less
Use this handy guide to quickly calculate the true gold value of jewelry with simple arithmetic. Handy pocket size is perfect for when you're not at your computer!
No more guessing at percentages or... More > overpaying for your scrap gold!
And here are some freebies from the first page:
KP, Karat Plumb (exact amount of gold)
K.P., Karat Plate
GF, Gold Filled
GS, Gold Shell
GP, Gold Plated
GEP, Gold Electroplated
HGE, Heavy Gold Electroplate
Vermeil is sterling silver that is gold filled or gold plated.
Pave is a setting covered with tiny stones.
31.10348 grams = 1 troy ounce (ozt)
1 troy ounce = 1.09714 avoirdupois ounce
28.3495 grams = 1 avoirdupois ounce
20 pennyweights = 1 troy ounce
Gold is measured in troy ounces, which are roughly 10% heavier than avoirdupois ounces.