Reflection: Student Feedback Metric Madness - Section 1: Engage


This work sample demonstrates the importance of this activity.  The purpose of it is to provide students with a chance to understand how difficult it is to communicate measurement with other people without a unit of standardization.  Through their own struggle they will come to realize the importance of the metric unit of measurement. 

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Metric Madness

Unit 4: Scientific Protocol
Lesson 5 of 13

Objective: SWBAT identify the basic units of the metric system and understand the importance and significance of using a universal system of measurement.

Big Idea: Measuring in metric units is a basic skill used in science class. This lesson introduces the system as based on units of 10 and gives a basic overview of the prefixes and their denominations.

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Science, metric system (Science Skills), Building Structures, metric units, mass, Google Drive
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