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Metric System Assignments

C-Level Assignments

Basic Understanding:  30 points is necessary before moving to the next set of assignments.

 Assignment Score Watch a metric system video and take notes while watching the video.  (5 points) Make a vocabulary book of key metric terms.  (5 points) Make and illustrate a poster of the metric system.  (5 points) Complete worksheet “English or Metric.”  (5 points) Complete worksheet “How Do You Talk to a Pig?”  (5 points) Complete worksheet “Little Millie Metric?”  (5 points) Complete worksheet “Metric Conversion Practice.”  (5 points) Complete worksheet “Metric Mania Survey”  (5 points) Complete worksheet “Metric Measurements”  (5 points) Complete worksheet “Metric Measure of Temperature.”  (5 points) Complete worksheet “Say It In Metrics.”  (5 points) Complete worksheet “Metric System Overview.”  (5 points)

Application/Analysis:  30 points is necessary before moving to the next set of assignments.

 Assignment Score Complete activity “Body Metrics.”  (10 points) Complete activity “Length Lab.”  (10 points) Complete activity “Metric Measure of Length.”  (10 points) Complete activity “Smile Metric Style.”  (10 points) Complete activity “The Metric Map.”  (10 points) Complete activity “Treasure Hunt.”  (10 points)

B-Level Assignments

Synthesis/Evaluation:  30 points is necessary before moving to the next set of assignments.

 Assignment Score In groups of four students, do Lab “The Great Metric Scavenger Hunt.” (20 points) Read a history of the Metric System.  Write a four-paragraph report explaining the history of the Metric System, in your own words.  You must have at least two (2) sources. (20 points) Complete “Volume Lab.” (20 points) Complete “Gummy Bear Lab.”  (20 points)

A-Level Assignments

Assessment:  50 points is necessary before moving to the next set of assignments.

 Assignment Score Successfully complete (grade B or higher) the Metric Unit final examination.  (50 points) Answer the following question:  Most countries in the world have switched to the Metric System.  Should the United States change to the Metric System?”  Provide facts supporting your opinion.  You must have at least three (3) sources. (50 points)

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