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If you have never taught a lesson using a Powerpoint presentation, you have to give it a try! My students always prefer this to a traditional lecture.
This powerpoint is on Significant Digits. It consists of 19 slides that are colorful, informative and visually stimulating. Please download my free preview. The preview consists of 5 random slides.
Topics covered are:
1) What are significant digits?
2) Importance of significant digits
3) All rules for determining how many significant digits are in a measurement.
4) How to round a number to a given number of significant digits.
5) The use of significant digits in mathematical operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).
6) Loads of practice problems.
This powerpoint was written with a typical physical science r chemistry class in mind. It can easily be edited. Slides can easily be deleted, or additional slides added.
Also available as a separate purchase is a set of notes to accompany this powerpoint. It includes a complete set of notes for the teacher, and an outline of the notes for the students. Students will use the outline as the powerpoint is being presented and will fill in the notes as the lesson is being taught.
This product, along with 7 other products, is included in a bundled unit plan on Significant Digits. Click here to see the listing for the complete unit plan: Significant Digit Bundled Unit Plan
This product is included on my Science Skills CD, a shipped item.
The CD contains 51 different products on science skills, including metric system, scientific method, scientific notation, graphing, significant digits and more.
My other products related to this topic are:
Calculating With Significant Digits/Metric Quiz
Rounding and Calculating With Significant Digits
Significant Digits Notes to accompany Powerpoint
Significant Digits Practice Worksheet
Test: Scientific Measurement
Significant Digits Jeopardy Review Game
Lab: The Use of Significant Digits in Making Metric Measurements