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Shaun Errichiello

8th Grade Math

Middle School 255 Salk School Of Science

New York, NY

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(14 Units, 152 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers(21 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Starting Right(2 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers(21 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications(22 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Chrome in the Classroom(5 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Lines, Angles, and Algebraic Reasoning(16 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Math Exploratorium(13 Lessons)

Unit 7 - A Year in Review(8 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Linear Regression(8 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Sets, Subsets and the Universe(5 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Probability(8 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit(17 Lessons)

Unit 12 - Gimme the Base: More with Exponents(15 Lessons)

Unit 13 - Statistical Spirals(7 Lessons)

Unit 14 - Algebra Spirals(5 Lessons)

The Sand Reckoner

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

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.

17 Resources

18 Favorites

17 Resources

18 Favorites

How High Can You Count?

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Simple patterns can help us make sense of very large values.

13 Resources

4 Favorites

13 Resources

4 Favorites

The Mechanics of Scientific Notation

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:We can use patterns to help students make inferences about scientific notation algorithms.

7 Resources

9 Favorites

7 Resources

9 Favorites

Deconstructing Standard Form

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:We can simplify larger numbers by rewriting them in scientific notation

12 Resources

3 Favorites

12 Resources

3 Favorites

Fluency with Large Numbers

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:We need to be flexible and efficient when converting to and from scientific notation.

8 Resources

2 Favorites

8 Resources

2 Favorites

Ongoing Assessment during the Scientific Notation Unit

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:We can help students by giving assessments that are both summative and formative.

3 Resources

0 Favorites

3 Resources

0 Favorites

One Quadrillion Yen

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Unimaginable numbers become imaginable when we have the right context.

11 Resources

4 Favorites

11 Resources

4 Favorites

Fabulous Fab

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:There is a shocking difference in size between a value and another value a thousand times larger.

13 Resources

2 Favorites

13 Resources

2 Favorites

Sand, Stars and Water Drops

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Large numbers are best understood when we have visual and physical references.

19 Resources

3 Favorites

19 Resources

3 Favorites

Strings for Small Numbers

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Negative exponents help us work with very small numbers and measurements.

8 Resources

8 Favorites

8 Resources

8 Favorites

Fluency with Small Numbers

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:We can use basic number sense to work with small numbers in scientific notation

13 Resources

4 Favorites

13 Resources

4 Favorites

Homework and Scientific Notation

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:We can add choice to our homework routines and help students take ownership of the homework process

12 Resources

2 Favorites

12 Resources

2 Favorites

Million and Billions and the Business of Microsoft

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Students can use a combination of intuition and algorithms to compare both large and small numbers.

7 Resources

2 Favorites

7 Resources

2 Favorites

Don't Eat the Hot Sauce

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:The Scoville Heat Scale is a great example of a natural way to present the process of ordering and comparing numbers in scientific notation.

28 Resources

20 Favorites

28 Resources

20 Favorites

The Powers of 10

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Numbers are designed to describe the world in which we live. These numbers happen to describe many things on a incredible scale.

52 Resources

21 Favorites

52 Resources

21 Favorites

Astronomical Units

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Measuring distances in space requires us to work with large numbers

13 Resources

10 Favorites

13 Resources

10 Favorites

The Most Annoying Sound on Earth

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Sounds are often measured on a logarithmic decibel scale and are a perfect context for an investigation into exponents and scientific notation

46 Resources

36 Favorites

46 Resources

36 Favorites

Products and Quotients in Scientific Notation

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Our intuition around multiplication and division also applies to scientific notation

9 Resources

21 Favorites

9 Resources

21 Favorites

Study Time (Game)

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Students need time to reflect on their learning.

18 Resources

2 Favorites

18 Resources

2 Favorites

1.21 Gigawatts

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Operations with exponents and scientific notation can help us make sense of the energy we use in today's society.

19 Resources

7 Favorites

19 Resources

7 Favorites

Can You Buy the Xbox One?

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers

Big Idea:Hyperinflation is a real world example that can be understood through exponents and scientific notation.

29 Resources

11 Favorites

29 Resources

11 Favorites