Which measurement system is better, METRIC or STANDARD?
State a Claim, Back it up with Evidence, Give your Reasoning, and add a Rebuttal! Your students will read about the pro's and con's of using the metric system verses the standard system for units of weights and measurements. They then will state a Claim, Evidence, Response, and short Rebuttal on their opinion about which method to use.
Reading Comprehension article arguing the benefits of the metric and standard methods for weights and measurements.
CLAIM, EVIDENCE, AND RESPONSE POWERPOINT POSTER
CLAIM, EVIDENCE, RESPONSE AND REBUTTAL Student Worksheet
Next Generation Science Standards, S.T.E.M
Science & Engineering Practices
“Engaging in Argument from Evidence: Engaging in argument from evidence in 6–8 builds on K–5 experiences and progresses to constructing a convincing argument that supports or refutes claims for either explanations or solutions about the natural and designed world(s). Engaging in argument from evidence in 9–12 builds on K– 8 experiences and progresses to using appropriate and sufficient evidence and scientific reasoning to defend and critique claims and explanations about the natural and designed world(s). Arguments may also come from current scientific or historical episodes in science.
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