Education Technology

Scientific Notation

Published on 07/13/2005

Activity Overview

This StudyCards™ stack enables students to review their understanding of scientific notation. They express numbers in scientific notation and standard notation. They also find sums, differences, products, and quotients of numbers expressed in scientific notation.

Before the Activity

Download the TI StudyCards™ Creator Software on the calculator using one of these two methods:

  • TI Connect™, a TI Connectivity Cable, and the Unit-to-Unit Link Cable
  • TI-Navigator™  send to class feature


  • Review the StudyCards files prior to class.
    Make sure the StudyCardApp is on all student calculators.

    Transfer the StudyCard™ files to student calculators using one of these methods:
  • StudyCard™Creator send to device feature with a connectivity cable and unit-to-unit cables
  • TI-Navigator System™ send to class feature
  • During the Activity

    This activity is intended as a learning review. Students may work alone or in small groups You may wish to circulate the room to answer students' questions.

    After the Activity

    Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary