Description: The method of thinking activation of subjects in the study of learning the basics of metrology. Subjects of study offered to solve the problem of measuring the height of the building using the barometer. Examined six ways to measure: by pressure difference at the base and on the roof; along the length of the rope, which is attached to the barometer, OPU-pupping from the roof to the ground; by the fall of the barometer from the roof of the building; along the length of the shadow, Drop-scribes the barometer and the building on a sunny day, and others. Recorded measurement equation suitable for follow-present analysis.
Keywords: metrology, training