Students will explore standard and scientific notation representations of numbers. Students will also discuss the need for different representations of very large or small numbers, and they will see real-world examples of these representations.
Before the Activity
Download the attached PDF and look over the information on the first page. Distribute the Student Worksheet for use during the activity.
During the Activity
Discuss the material from the activity pages and worksheet with students as needed.
After the Activity
Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.