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What is a boardfoot?

144 inches cubed (12x12x1in)

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Gasoline used per person per day (US)

1.4 gallons

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Fortnight

14 days

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Galactic Year

2.5x10^8 years

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jiffy

1/60th or 1/100th of a second (both are used)

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nanoacre

.006 inches squared

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Metric Prefix: 24

yotta

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Metric Prefix: 21

zetta

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Metric Prefix: 18

exa

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Metric Prefix: 15

peta

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Metric Prefix: 12

tera

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Metric Prefix: 9

giga

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Metric Prefix: 6

mega

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Metric Prefix: 3

kilo

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Metric Prefix: 2

hecto

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Metric Prefix: 1

deca

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Metric Prefix: -1

deci

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Metric Prefix: -2

centi

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Metric Prefix: -3

milli

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Metric Prefix: -6

micro

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Metric Prefix: -9

nano

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Metric Prefix: -12

pico

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Metric Prefix: -15

femto

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24

Metric Prefix: -18

atto

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Metric Prefix: -21

zepto

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Metric Prefix: -24

yocto

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attoparsec

.03m

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olympic size swimming pool

2500 meters cubed (25x50x2)

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foe

10^44 J

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square

100 ft squared

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shot glass

1 oz, 25-30 mL

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characters (letters) in the bible

4.5 million

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SA of pacific ocean

6x10^7 miles squared

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Area of US

4x10^6 miles squared

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Moon to earth

2.4x10^5 miles

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furlong

201 meters

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rod

5.5 yards

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Jupiter radius

7x10^7 meters

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Jupiter Mass

2x10^27 kg

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hubble-barn

13.1 L

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Hiroshima bomb (joules)

6x10^13 J

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Horse Length

8 ft

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Mariana Trench Depth

35,000 feet

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1 AU

93 million miles

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Lake Erie Volume

116 miles cubed

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Lake Superior Water Volume

2900 miles Cubed

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meters squared per acre

4000

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acres in a square mile

640

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Weight of Full loaded boeing 747

360 tons

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Royal Albert Hall Volume

3.5 million feet cubed

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Volume of Pacific Ocean

1.3x10^8 miles cubed

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Mt. Everest Heightt

29,000 ft

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Oil per person, per day (US)

3.5 gallons

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Sun Radius

700,000 km

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Sun weight

2x10^30 kg

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grave

1 kg

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firkin

9 gallons, 34 liters

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length of interstate system

47,000 miles

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cars in US

255 million

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bag of cement

112 pounds

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shake

10 nanoseconds

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Ton TNT (J)

4x10^9

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Sydney Harbour Volume

500 gigaliters

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siriometer

1 million AU, 16 lightyears

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gallon

3.8 L, 128 oz

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Weight of earth

6x10^24 kg

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twenty foot equivalent

1360 ft cubed

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water used per person per day (US)

150 gallons

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dog year

52 days

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barn

10^-28 meters squared

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block

1/10 of a mile

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stere

1 meter cubed

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Cells in human body

about 50 trillion

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10!

3.6x10^6

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15!

1.3x10^12

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20!

2.4x10^18

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25!

1.6x10^25

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30!

2.7x10^32

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35!

1x10^40

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Bacteria on Earth

5x10^40

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Human cell size

10 mcm (long)

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Bacterial cell size

.5-5 mcm (long)

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Virus Size

20-400 nm

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Mass of Earth's atmosphere

5x10^18 kg

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height of Karman line (space boundary)

62 miles

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Effective Volume of atmosphere

4.2x10^9 km cubed

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Volume of atmosphere with Karman line

51x10^9 km cubed

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SA of ice

6x10^6 miles squared

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Effective Height of Atmosphere

8 km

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Speed of Sound (sea level)

761 miles per hour

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Seconds in a day

8.6x10^4

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Seconds in a year

3.1x10^7

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Calories in a Pound (shady)

3500

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Luminosity of the sun

4x10^26 watts

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kilowatt hour conversion to joules

3.6x10^6

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US Energy consumption 2010

3x10^13 kW/h

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us per capita energy use

8.7x10^4 kW/h

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volume of a drop of water

.05 mL

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Average ocean depth

3.8 km

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Pressure at the bottom of the ocean

1000 atmospheres

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