Reviews - Exploring the Solar System with Scientific Notation
This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3.00, as of 2011-01-28.
Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2
This lesson uses photos and diagrams to illustrate scientific notation as used in the real world. There are also exercises for the student to complete. It would have been an excellent opportunity to challenge the student to use scientific notation to make estimates in the real world (for example, "How many sugar cubes would it take to fill the Superdome?")
Information - Exploring the Solar System with Scientific Notation
Lesson with resources that require students to use scientific notation to determine the distances between planets.
Lesson Plan for Travel through Space with Scientific Notation in which students are required to write very large and very small numbers in scientific notation and vice-versa. Links are included for additional resources.