Help students discover the rules of exponents on their own!
Each property includes a half sheet for exploration, followed by a half sheet for guided notes. The following properties are covered:
Product of Powers Property
Power of a Power Property
Power of a Product Property
Quotient of Powers Property
Power of a Quotient Property
Rules of Zero and Negative exponents*
A half-sheet pre-assessment and post-assessment is also included.
Answer keys are also included.
The preview can give you an idea of how students explore each property by completing simpler problems.
*This activity does not include expressions with negative exponents in the denominator.
This activity is part of a bundle, which includes interactive notes, a pre- and post-assessment, a puzzle and a partner practice worksheet.
Properties of Exponents - Bundle
My other exponent products:
Properties of Exponents Puzzle
Properties of Exponents - Partner Practice
Properties of Exponents - Roll the Dice! Stations Activity