The following activities target a middle school population although activities are approachable by more advanced elementary school students. The activities are also ideal for high school students to review basic concepts.
INTRODUCTION Learn the basic principles of scientific notation. Convert standard numbers to scientific notation.
MULTIPLICATION WITH SCIENTIFIC NOTATION Learn multiplication using scientific notation, with positive and negative exponents.
Learn division using scientific notation with positive and negative exponents.
WORD PROBLEMS USING SCIENTIFIC NOTATION >Mixed multiplication/division problems, word problems using scientific notation.