# Scientific Notation

## Writing and reading scientific notation

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## Scientific Notation

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.
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## Scientific Notation

Scientific notation, why it is used, and converting numbers to and from scientific notation.
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## Scientific Notation: Light Years to the Centaurus Constellation

Scientific Notation Interactive
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## Matching Numbers to Notation

Scientific Notation Interactive
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## Scientific Notation: A Sample Application

This video demonstrates a sample use of scientific notation.
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## Scientific Notation: An Explanation of the Concept

This video provides an explanation of the concept of scientific notation.
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## Scientific Notation Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Scientific Notation.
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## Richter Scale

Students will understand how scientific notation and exponents are used in the Richter Scale to determine the intensity of earthquakes.
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## Visiting Our Neighbors

Discover how long it would take for man to travel to the closest star.
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