Metric system development and use today

Metric system development and use today
Metric system development and use today
Metric system development and use today
Metric system development and use today
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In this lesson students will complete a fun activity (measuring objects in straws!) to discover why the metric system is a useful tool of measurement. They will also conduct a short research assignment about the history of the metric system. This is an engaging, project-based lesson that will give students a deeper understanding of the metric system and its significance in science today.

This lesson includes:

*detailed instructions for a hands-on introductory activity, measuring in straws

*An online research project

*Note-taking guide for online research

*Project instructions for research project (includes student choice for projects)

*Thorough project rubric

This lesson is suitable for both homeschooling and traditional classroom environments, however, students computers with internet access are highly recommended.
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11 pages
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Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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