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Mathematics Curriculum Companion: Scientific Notation

An inspiring resource for learning numeracy

Mathematics Curriculum Companion: Scientific Notation

Numeracy Focus: Developing number sense

This resource is an introduction to scientific notation and provides teachers with ideas and online resources including videos and investigations for scientific notation in a real life context.

Also available is a teaching context that provides support for teachers.

The teaching context includes information such as; what scientific notation is, common misconceptions teachers may encounter with students and ways to extend students.

Stage: Level 9 to 10

This resource supports:

Proficiency

  • Understanding
  • Fluency

HITS

  • Worked examples

Cross-curricular

  • Science

Teaching and Learning Cycle:

  • Assess
  • Teach

Sourced from:

Reflective Prompt

How might you use this resource, or a similar resource to counter students’ common misconceptions in relation to number sense.

Reflective Prompt

How might you use this resource, or a similar resource to counter students’ common misconceptions in relation to number sense.

Proficiency Reflective Prompt

How would you use this resource in your context to promote children and young people’s understanding?

Proficiency Reflective Prompt

How would you use this resource in your context to promote children and young people’s understanding?

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