ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Mathematics (8)
Title: Exponents Rule
Description: During this lesson, eighth grade students will be introduced to the properties of integer exponents (i.e. multiplying powers, dividing powers, raising a power to a power). The students will view a slideshow presentation that will introduce them to the three rules. The students will use the attached graphic organizer to record the rules and examples.
Subject: Mathematics (6 - 8), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: The Laws of Exponents
Description: During this activity, students will review the laws of exponents. They will demonstrate their knowledge by creating an interactive computer game or a podcast.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science University, GEMS-U Project.
Subject: Mathematics (6 - 8)
Title: Order Of Operations Competition
Description: This activity will bring a fun and interactive way to get extra practice with the Order of Operations. Students will play a game that allows them to set up problems and calculate answers using the Order of Operations.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science University, GEMS-U Project.
Multiplying and Dividing Monomials
The purpose of this podcast is to explain the rules for multiplying and dividing powers. Each slide gives an example of how to multiply or divide along with an explanation. This podcast could be used in conjunction with the foldable in the above lesson for students to use to record their notes for multiplying and dividing powers.
That Quiz Exponents
A short 10 problem online quiz to assess the rules of exponents.