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View Resource Online Conversion

Need to convert joules to kilocalories? A rood to a square mile? 100 weight to stones? How about your age in dog years? You can do all of these conversions and over 8,000 more at Online Conversion. Conversions are organized by type (temperature, length, cooking, etc.), and each conversion page includes numerous options. Quick links to other conversions are also provided on each page so users don't...

https://www.onlineconversion.com/
View Resource ScienceMaster - Physical Science Homework Helpers

As part of the much larger commercial site ScienceMaster, the Physical Science page Homework Helper contains an interactive periodic table, scientific calculator and several glossaries of related terms. The site also provides length, area, mass, and temperature equivalency converters and even a weight calculator to determine how much you would weigh if you were on the moon or one of several...

https://www.sciencemaster.com/
View Resource GIS Conversion Tools: Bureau of Economic Geology.

This Web site provides a helpful tool from the University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology for the irksome need to convert units of measurement. What's notable about this site is that it includes common length and area conversions as well as less frequently used units of decimal degrees; radians; degrees, minutes, and seconds; units of scale; and GPS time. The site is actually a conversion...

https://www.beg.utexas.edu/outreach/gis-tools
View Resource The Weather Calculator

This collection of resources, provided by the National Weather Service Forecast Office for the El Paso area, allows users to be their own meteorologists. For example, armed with data such as current temperature, humidity, and windspeed, users may calculate the heat index or wind chill. Using the resources on this page, and providing basic meteorological data such as temperature, air pressure, and...

https://www.weather.gov/epz/wxcalc
View Resource Temperature World

Temperature World.com gives in-depth and varied information on temperature. The site offers links to a temperature converter, world city temperatures, a printable temperature conversion table, temperature forecasts, temperature related product recalls, and information on metal temperature by color. It also contains explanations of earth temperature issues, temperature sensors and controls,...

https://www.temperatureworld.com/
View Resource Degrees, Minutes, Seconds, and Decimal Degrees Latitude/ Longitude Conversions

The Federal Communications Commission, which is charged with regulating interstate and international communications, maintains the Degrees, Minutes, Seconds, and Decimal Degrees Latitude/ Longitude Conversions Web site. Users of the tool are able to easily convert latitude and longitude between decimal degrees, as well as degrees, minutes, and seconds, by typing in either of the known to get the...

https://www.fcc.gov/media/radio/dms-decimal