8.EE.A.1

Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions. For example, 32 × 3-5 = 3-3 = 1/33 = 1/27.

 
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Pay it Forward

8th Grade Math » Unit: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
8th Grade Math » Unit: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Exponential growth can have an amazing impact in a small amount of time.

 
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Long Distance Relationships Project

8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We can use the concept of distance, rate and time to add context to large numbers.

 
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The Digital Scientific Notation Worksheet

8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
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Students benefit from the opportunity to practice solving a wide variety of questions.

 
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Ordering Exponents

8th Grade Math » Unit: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
8th Grade Math » Unit: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Instead of seeing exponents as simply "repeated multiplication," we want students to find elegant and simple ways of comparing exponents.

 
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Strings for Small Numbers

8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers
8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
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Negative exponents help us work with very small numbers and measurements.

 
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How big is that?

8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The only way to work fluently with large numbers is by using your number sense and the laws of exponents.

 
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Stringing in Zero

8th Grade Math » Unit: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
8th Grade Math » Unit: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students can develop their intuition around the laws of exponents by using the patterns formed in strings.

 
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Chess and the Monsters

8th Grade Math » Unit: Gimme the Base: More with Exponents
8th Grade Math » Unit: Gimme the Base: More with Exponents
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Exponential growth is amazing to talk about, but even more wonderful to see.

 
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Homework and Exponents

8th Grade Math » Unit: Gimme the Base: More with Exponents
8th Grade Math » Unit: Gimme the Base: More with Exponents
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
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We can add choice to our homework routines and help students take ownership of the homework process

 
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The Universcale (A Project)

8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Sometimes we can best understand our universe by looking at extremes

 
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Long Distance Relationship Follow Up

8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students love to review each others work.

 
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Universcale Project Follow Up

8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
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Students love to review each others work.

 
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Scientific notation - How many times larger?

8th Grade Math » Unit: EXPONENTS AND SCIENTIFIC NOTATION
8th Grade Math » Unit: EXPONENTS AND SCIENTIFIC NOTATION
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How many times bigger is this than that? Get kids to compare very large and very small amounts, enhancing their number sense.

 
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Flexible problem solving with scientific notation

8th Grade Math » Unit: EXPONENTS AND SCIENTIFIC NOTATION
8th Grade Math » Unit: EXPONENTS AND SCIENTIFIC NOTATION
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How many times more massive is an elephant compared to an ant?

 
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The Negative Exponent Property

8th Grade Math » Unit: Powers and Exponents
8th Grade Math » Unit: Powers and Exponents
Mauricio Beltre
Orlando, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students often struggle when negative exponents pop up. This lesson helps develop their meaning and overcome the difficulties.

 
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