Topic: History of the metric system
Should the US change to the Metric System?
Purpose of Project:
Research the history of attempts to convert the US to the metric system. Do you think it will ever happen? Do you think it would be a good idea?
Directions–Use the Web to investigate the history of attempting to convert the US to the metric system. What are the advantages and disadvantages of converting to the metric system? How do you feel about switching?
1. Contain an introduction paragraph, at least two body paragraphs, and a conclusion paragraph. (i.e., at least 4 paragraphs)
2. Be written in complete sentences with proper grammar.
3. Include the complete, precise URL for the website(s) you used.
4. Clearly list the advantages of switching to the metric system.
5. Clearly list the disadvantages of switching to the metric system.
6. Communicate how you feel about the proposal.