An introductory 26 page lesson on Powers and Exponents. Students can work along by recording information in their math journal or notebook. The lesson introduces the terms of base and exponents. Following are slides which visually represent a base number taken to the first,second and third power. If you choose, negative exponents are introduced. 2 additional supporting slides to be used as a student worksheet follow the 24 page lesson. Print using 2 PowerPoint slides. This worksheet will maintain individual student involvement during the presentation. Works great! A bonus slide at the end!