October 1, 2018 – New Topic SCIENTIFIC NOTATION

Remember the following are “ongoing assignments”:

(Refer to the meaning of “ongoing assignments” in the previous posts.)

After completing these assignments and study guides, you should be prepared to be tested on the next topic – Scientific Notation”. Formative assessments will be given intermittently.  Summative assessment will be given after topic is complete.  

  • During class – initial presentation from Sourcebook pages 36 & 37
  • Do “Try These” – p.36-37           
  • Ongoing assignment –  
  • 1.Writing numbers in scientific notation, writing numbers in standard form from scientific notation- Complete p.39 & 40,  # 1-39 in Foundations Book
  • 2.  Ordering in scientific notation – p.39 (Review), p.40 #40-55 in Foundations book
  • 3.  Problem solving basics in scientific notation – p.40 # 56-57 solve and check to verify your answer

 

  • STUDY  p 80 & 81 in Progress Book- Describe how to multiply numbers in scientific notation; complete p. 41 in Foundations Book; 
  • Progress Book: Guided Instruction p.82 & 83-describe how to divide in scientific notation
  • Do page 42 in Foundations

SOLVING WORD PROBLEMS USING SCIENTIFIC NOTATION

  • The following word problems should be completed and answered as directed: Foundations Book page 40-  #56 & 57;  Page 42 – # 37 through 40;  Progress Book page 86 – # 7,8,11;
  • Coach Book – all of lesson 7 from pages 52 through 67 – you should be able to solve and explain

For the summative test, you should be able to

  • write numbers in scientific notation from standard form
  • write number in standard form from scientific notation
  • order and compare numbers in scientific notation
  • multiply and divide numbers in scientific notation
  • add and subtract numbers in scientific notation
  • solve word problems using scientific notation in computation and answers