Young scholars research the history of measurement in this lesson. They compare todays units of measurement to historical units of measurement. For example, they weigh themselves on a bathroom scale and figure out how many of them it would take to equal the weight of a 763 pound steer.

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3rd - 5th
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Lesson Plans
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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