A useful activity in any introductory unit of study in physics! Help your students familiarize themselves with the concept of order of magnitude (power of 10). Some questions also require students to convert from one metric prefix to another (covered in Unit 1 Activity 2).
Includes "Reference Table" of quantities used in worksheet. Can also be used directly with the NYS Regents Reference Tables for Physics.
The concept of order of magnitude has been directly tested on the New York State Regents Exam.
2 multiple choice questions
15 short-work problems