Students will be able to convert from scientific notation to standard form
Students will be able to convert from standard form to scientific notation
Students will have an understanding of when the use of scientific notation is appropriate.
Students will be able to compute with numbers in scientific form.
Students will be able to use scientific notation on a calculator.
Duration of Lesson: Two-45 minute classes
Materials: Pencil/Pen, paper, scientific calculators, worksheets
Computer, PowerPoint software, Word software, scientific calculators
TEC.9-12.1.1 use data input skills appropriate to the task.
TEC.9-12.1.2 demonstrate knowledge and appropriate use of hardware components, software programs, and their connections.
TEC.9-12.2.1 practice ethical behavior in using computer-based technology for class assignments and projects.
TEC.9-12.2.2 adhere to Fair Use and Multimedia Copyright Guidelines, citing sources of copyrighted materials in papers, projects and multi-media presentations.
TEC.9-12.3.3 practice and refine knowledge and skills in databases in preparing classroom assignments and projects.
TEC.9-12.3.4 create, publish, and present projects related to content areas using a variety of technological tools.
TEC.9-12.5.1 use a variety of strategies to acquire information from electronic resources.
TEC.9-12.5.2 conduct online research and evaluate the information found as to the validity, appropriateness, content and usefulness. National Standards· Uses a variety of strategies in the problem-solving process
· Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of the concepts of numbers
· Uses basic and advanced procedures while performing the processes of computation
· Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of the concepts of measurement
· Understands the general nature and uses of mathematics
Basic operations and concepts
· Students demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems.
· Students are proficient in the use of technology.
Social, ethical, and human issues
· Students understand the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.
· Students practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software.
· Students develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.
Technology productivity tools
· Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
· Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works.
Technology communications tools
· Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences.
· Students use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences
Technology research tools
· Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources
· Students use technology tools to process data and report results.
· Students evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks.
Technology problem-solving and decision-making tools
· Students use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions.
· Students employ technology in the development of strategies for solving problems in the real world.
Business and Marketing, Engineering and Technical,
Human Resources, Science and Natural Resources
References: Applied Mathematics
Unit 12 Using Scientific Notation
Center for Occupational Research and Development
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Last Modified on July 17, 2003