Scientific Notation: Like Twitter for Very Large or Small Values

Unit 5: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Lesson 5 of 12

Objective: Students will be able to define scientific and standard notation and convert numbers between scientific and standard notation in order to explain the purpose of scientific notation.

Big Idea: It is important to know how to use scientific notation in order to properly express values and measurements in the biotechnology laboratory.

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Science, scientific notation, College and Career Readiness
  100 minutes
excel spreadsheet and sci notation
 
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