**Title:** Scientific Notation and Significant Digits

**Description:**
Use the Unit Conversions Gizmo to explore the concepts of scientific notation and significant digits. Convert numbers to and from scientific notation. Determine the number of significant digits in a measured value and in a calculation.

**Standard(s): **

[STM] STM4 (9-12) 4: Demonstrate the use of analog and digital precision measuring instruments utilized in engineering.