Lab Skills: Making Measuring Tools
CW: Create a measuring tool.
DN: Take a sheet of paper fold twice lengthwise. Use the folds as guiding lines and cut into 4 long strips.
5min Students complete the Do Now by cutting strips.
5min Teacher provides instructions on how to create a measuring tool.
10-15min Students create a custom measuring tool.
10min Students use measuring tool to measure various items. (Record measurements on the back of the measuring tool.)
5min Class discussion on the need for common measuring standards.
5min Collect materials. Clean up. Wrap up.