Beakman explains the history behind the creation of measurements. He mentions that King Edward II declared that all measurements would be universal and that he created the inch by putting three barley seeds end to end. Through this process, he created standarized measurement. Beakman explains how to get an approximate measurement of something large by using its shadow and the shadow of the measuring stick.
The difference between winning and losing is an inch. The inches we need are everywhere around us. We win as a team or lose as individuals. We work as a team to meet collective targets. Inch by inch, we need to individually take every opportunity and every inch because that’s when success happens.
Gollywood stars Brittany and Mary Pat, also known as The Wholesome Twins, are arguing over the size of their squares etched in the floor. Mary Pat accuses Brittany of making her square bigger, and the CyberSquad steps in to check if her claim is true. Brittany shows the squad how she measured the size of the square, and she started at the 1 inch mark instead of the 0 inch mark. After Matt, Inez, and Jackie explain that she needs to start any measurement at the 0 inch mark, they measure both squares again and find them to be the same size.
Laroche and Orlean are at a flower show looking at different flowers. Laroche spots an orchid and notes that Darwin hypothesized that a moth with a proboscis of 12 inches pollinated it. Laroche then discusses how each flower and insect that pollinates it are unique, and neither one of them realizes how vital they are to one another.