Numeracy

Is your lesson plan for numeracy feeling a little ... insignificant? Add an informative video to show pupils precisely what they need to know! Young chemists dive into the world of significant figures with a video from the JFR Science playlist. The narrator compares and contrasts terms often used in describing numbers in science, then shows examples of significant figure rules.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Keep the resource on hand to remediate students struggling with significant figures
  • Have the class make a graphic organizer of the rules as they watch the video
Classroom Considerations
  • Take a moment to review accuracy and precision before viewing
Pros
  • Narrator gives excellent explanations about accuracy, precision, and certainty in scientific numbers
  • Sig fig rules are written as well as spoken to appeal to all learning styles
Cons
  • None
Common Core