Education Technology

So Many Zeros!

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

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.