Education Technology

Roots

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Concepts and skills covered in this activity include roots, powers of 10, and problem solving.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • Print transparency sheets and print pages 81-84 from the attached PDF file for your class
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Explore the relationship between the number of digits in a number and the number of digits in the whole number part of the nth root of that number.
  • After the Activity

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