Write whole numbers and decimals in scientific notation; apply the rules of exponents to evaluate scientific notation expressions and determine the number of significant digits the result has.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Scientific Notation.
To activate prior knowledge, to generate questions about a given topic, and to organize knowledge using a KWL Chart.
Promote connections between specific points in the concept’s reading and the reader’s personal experiences. Connect text with personal experience in order to deepen understanding and engagement as well as promote class discussion.
Students will understand how scientific notation and exponents are used in the Richter Scale to determine the intensity of earthquakes.