Representing Numbers Using Scientific Notation

Learners explore the concept of scientific notation. In this scientific notation instructional activity, mathematicians discuss how multiplying by a power of 10 affects the decimal. They play Powers of 10 Yahtzee. Students roll a die five times and each time they roll, they are rolling a power of 10. Students win by getting the highest sum. Pupils discuss the differences between scientific notation and standard notation.

7th - 8th Math 93 Views 166 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Duration
45 mins
Year
2009

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