Exponential and Scientific Notation (NS6): 8.EE.A.1, 8.EE.A.3...

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Scientific notation and exponential notation in general are powerful tools for comparing the relative magnitude of real-world quantities. This mission is aligned with Common Core State Standards: 8.EE.A.1, 8.EE.A.3, 8.EE.A.4, HSN.Q.A.3.

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Comparing ants to people! People to pizza! Trees to buildings and bicycles to jets! For this you’re gonna need something powerful, something with powers, something called exponential notation. Carps, sharks and Golden Bubblefish help students visualize and compare things with exponential notation. Students also spend some time with units and significant figures, measuring hand spans. Comprehensive and intriguing!

The zip file includes:
★The mission. (8 pages).
★A two-page Quick Start guide for teachers. Detailed and helpful!

The mission includes:
•Absolute and relative comparison of real-world quantities.
•Using exponential notation to compare carps to sharks, and fish that grow by factors when fed candies
•Comparing again, and quantifying the comparison in exponential notation.
•Negative integer exponents.
•Scientific notation, significant figures.
•Carefully crafted practice problems.

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10 pages
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2 days
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