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Lessons (152)

Lessons (152)

8th Grade Math

(14 Units, 152 Lessons)

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

Units and Vast Systems of Measurement

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:We can use our intuition and understanding of exponents and scientific notation to decipher the units in any system of measurement.

13 Resources

5 Favorites

13 Resources

5 Favorites

Adding and Subtracting in Scientific Notation

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Place value can help us quickly add and subtract numbers in scientific notation

7 Resources

8 Favorites

7 Resources

8 Favorites

Mad Libs and Math Libs

8th Grade Math

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Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Many word problems share the same structure -- simply change number and name values to produce a new problem.

14 Resources

11 Favorites

14 Resources

11 Favorites

Yuck! Word Problems...

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Every student can be successful with word problems.

7 Resources

4 Favorites

7 Resources

4 Favorites

The World of Microns

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students can accept that 1 micron = 10^-6, but they often struggle with a measurement that is 1000 microns. Here we help students make sense of these types of numbers.

9 Resources

1 Favorites

9 Resources

1 Favorites

100 People: An Assessment

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students can deepen their understanding of mathematics and track their progress in this unit.

14 Resources

2 Favorites

14 Resources

2 Favorites

Khan Academy and Scientific Notation Intuition

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:When we move a decimal, we can balance our value by changing the exponent we use

7 Resources

6 Favorites

7 Resources

6 Favorites

Khan Academy and Scientific Notation Conversions

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students need as many opportunities to practice and reflect

8 Resources

1 Favorites

8 Resources

1 Favorites

Khan Academy and Orders of Magnitude

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students need as many opportunities to practice and reflect as we can afford to give them.

6 Resources

2 Favorites

6 Resources

2 Favorites

Khan Academy and Multiplying and Dividing with Scientific Notation

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students need as many opportunities to practice and reflect as we can give them.

6 Resources

1 Favorites

6 Resources

1 Favorites

Khan Academy and Computations in Scientific Notation

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students need as many opportunities to practice and reflect as we can give them.

8 Resources

0 Favorites

8 Resources

0 Favorites

Khan Academy Patterns in Zeros

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students need as many opportunities to practice and reflect as we can give them.

8 Resources

1 Favorites

8 Resources

1 Favorites

Delta Math and Scientific Notation

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students do very well when you give them a chance to own the construction process for an assessment.

16 Resources

1 Favorites

16 Resources

1 Favorites

Video Quiz (Alternative Assessment)

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:We can use art and mathematics to assess student progress while helping students make connections using their imagination.

3 Resources

3 Favorites

3 Resources

3 Favorites

How far is that?

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:It is easy to write numbers for amazing distances, but it is a challenge to find a way to make sense of these quantities.

37 Resources

3 Favorites

37 Resources

3 Favorites

Long Distance Relationships Project

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

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

9 Resources

18 Favorites

9 Resources

18 Favorites

Long Distance Relationship Follow Up

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students love to review each others work.

4 Resources

0 Favorites

4 Resources

0 Favorites

How big is that?

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

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

32 Resources

25 Favorites

32 Resources

25 Favorites

The Universcale (A Project)

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Sometimes we can best understand our universe by looking at extremes

8 Resources

15 Favorites

8 Resources

15 Favorites

Universcale Project Follow Up

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students love to review each others work.

4 Resources

3 Favorites

4 Resources

3 Favorites

The Digital Scientific Notation Worksheet

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:Students benefit from the opportunity to practice solving a wide variety of questions.

14 Resources

13 Favorites

14 Resources

13 Favorites

The Cost of the Death Star

8th Grade Math

» Unit:

Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications

Big Idea:We can use math to model the real, the abstract and the imaginary objects of our world.

14 Resources

3 Favorites

14 Resources

3 Favorites