Extra Credit Opportunity: The Metric System Report If you would like to earn extra credit, you must complete the following report by Monday, November 7, 2011. THIS ASSIGNMENT WILL NOT REPLACE ANY OF YOUR MISSING ASSIGNMENTS, BUT IT CAN BOOST YOUR OVERALL AVERAGE GRADE IN THE CLASS. You must TYPE a 2 page paper (not including title page or references) about the metric system. STANDARDS: TYPED 12 pt, Times New Roman or Arial Double spaced NO TITLE PAGE 3 references (Wikipedia, ask.com, about.com, ehow.com, etc are NOT VALID sources) In text citations are needed to support your research Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any evidence of plagiarism will receive a ZERO. Your paper must include a thorough discussion of the following: History and origins of the metric system History and origins of the British Imperial System of measurement The International System of Units – what it is and what countries don’t use it Problems associated with the United States not adopting the metric system & possible reasons why our country has not adopted this system.
Pages to are hidden for
"Extra Credit_Metrics"Please download to view full document