Significant Figures or Significant Digits

Significant Figures or Significant Digits
Significant Figures or Significant Digits
Significant Figures or Significant Digits
Significant Figures or Significant Digits
Significant Figures or Significant Digits
Significant Figures or Significant Digits
Significant Figures or Significant Digits
Significant Figures or Significant Digits
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A detailed 32-slide PowerPoint that introduces the idea of significant figures (also known as significant digits) that can be used to teach students as early as 8th Grade to this challenging, though important topic in both science and mathematics.

I use this product as a introductory presentation to help students understand the main points of the topic. After showing the PPT to my class and viewing a brief video clip, I hand out a reading/worksheet entitled What are Significant Figures? This PPT is part of a larger suite of significant figures products. Links to these are found below.

PPT - Significant Figures or Significant Digits
Worksheet - What are Significant Figures?
Quiz - Significant Figures:


PPT Contents:

- What are significant figures (sig figs)?
- Why sig figs are important in science
- Precision in recording scientific measurements
- How sig figs are useful in rounding
- Rules for rounding using sig figs
- Rules for determine which digits are significant or not (including zeroes)
- Practice problems
- TWO summary quizzes(10 points each)


Bonus Review Worksheet!

This PowerPoint also comes with a corresponding review worksheet that includes a help guide, sample problems, review exercises, and full answer key.


Downloadable in 2 Formats:

- This product comes in 2 formats: a static PDF document and editable Word document.
- Download the PDF preview to see EXACTLY what you are getting!


Relevant NGSS Science and Engineering Practices Addressed by This Product:

- Analyzing and Interpreting Data
- Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information


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Study Sheet - The SI System, Unit Conversions, Significant Figures
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Quiz - Metric System (Pre-Test)
Quiz - Metric Conversions (A) Linear Method
Quiz - Metric Conversions (B) Dimensional Analysis
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Copyright © Douglas Enns. All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this document are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.
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