In partners or small groups, students roll dice to create numbers, then work together to round them and then multiply them to practice multiplying by powers of 10.
This game works well when copied 2-sided onto cardstock and laminated so that it can be used repeatedly. This game works as a whole class activity, or as a math center/station.
Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10. Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.