by Beth Stevens, Pizitz Middle School

Comparing the Metric and U.S. systems of measurement.

Introduction

Introduction:
Pretend that our school has decided to secede from the United States and become its own nation, “The United People of Knowledge.” There are many tasks ahead of your new country: electing a leader, writing a new set of laws, choosing a currency, creating a new flag, etc. One very important task to be preformed is to establish a standard set of Weights and Measures.