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Metric Olympics: Practicing Estimates & Measuring

Metric Olympics: Practicing Estimates & Measuring
Metric Olympics: Practicing Estimates & Measuring
Metric Olympics: Practicing Estimates & Measuring
Metric Olympics: Practicing Estimates & Measuring
Metric Olympics: Practicing Estimates & Measuring
Metric Olympics: Practicing Estimates & Measuring
Metric Olympics: Practicing Estimates & Measuring
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This is a fun multi-day activity that can be as exciting as you make it! You can GO ALL OUT with opening ceremonies and medals or you can simplify it to just the events! Students will practicing measuring in meters, centimeters, grams (mass), mL (volume), and time (seconds). They will take part in practice rounds & use the results of their practice to create estimates for each event. They will then compare their estimate to the actual measurement they got on the day of the official event! The events of the Metric Olympics include:

*The Paper Plate Discus (meters)
*Drinking Straw Javelin (centimeters)
*Right Handed Marble Grab (grams)
*Left Handed Sponge Squeeze (mL)
*One Minute Jumping Jacks (time)
*Standing Long Jump (centimeters)

This product includes:

*A teacher help page
*A tentative schedule of events
*Task Cards & Teacher Set Up Instructions for each event
*Team Info Sheet (for students to come up with a team name, motto, and flag)
*Practice Record Sheet
*Metric Olympic Games Official Record Sheet
*Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals that can be printed & cut out!

You WILL need the following supplies for the events:

*Paper Plates
*Mask or Duct Tape
*Drinking Straws
*Marbles
*Containers for Marbles (I use beakers)
*Triple Beam Balances
*Graduated Cylinders
*Sponges
*Meter Sticks
*Calculators
*Clock or Stopwatch

This is such a fun enrichment opportunity for students to practice their measurement skills!
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14 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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