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The Sand Reckoner

Unit 2: Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers
Lesson 1 of 21

Objective: SWBAT use powers of 10 to estimate extremely large quantities

Big Idea: Although we will most likely never be able to estimate the exact number of grains of sand in the universe, we can make a reasonable estimate.

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Math, Scalars, Number Sense and Operations, scientific notation, archimedes, Sand, reckon
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