The students will learn the application of scientific notation, significant figures, accuracy and precision as they pertain to the collection of data (measurement).
General Information
Subject(s): Science, Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience:
Educators
Suggested Technology:
Computer for Presenter, Basic Calculators, LCD Projector, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Office, Java Plugin
Instructional Time:
1 Hour(s) 40 Minute(s)
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Freely Available: Yes
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: Measurement, unit, base measurement (mass, length/distance, time), derived measurement (area, volume, density, speed), precision, accuracy, significant figures, scientific notation, percent error
Instructional Component Type(s):
Lesson Plan,
Worksheet,
Presentation/Slideshow,
Image/Photograph,
Instructional Technique,
Formative Assessment
Resource Collection:
CPALMS Lesson Plan Development Initiative