Bring your students from an introduction of operations in scientific notation to mastery!
Use this set of three cooperative learning activities to get rich discussions among your students about adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing in scientific notation. Each activity gets increasingly more complex, which allows for efficient differentiation as each student moves toward mastery!
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Intro the Standard
8.EE.4 Operations with Scientific Notation: Sage 'n Scribe
In this activity, students take turns explaining to each other how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers in scientific notation. There are three sheets of practice that increase in difficulty, so you can differentiate to your different levels of learners.
Dig into the Standard
8.EE.4 Scientific Notation Operations Scavenger Hunt
This interactive activity gets your students out of their seats and solving different scientific notation problems that are posted around the classroom. The first track is at a medium difficulty and involves only positive exponents. The second track is more challenging and includes both positive and negative exponents.
Master the Standard
8.EE.4 Operations with Scientific Notation
Your students will enjoy these superhero contexts as they use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to solve problems with scientific notation. Try one of the two suggested cooperative learning structures to really get your kids thinking deeply!
All activities include detailed teacher instructions and answer keys.
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