ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Mathematics (8)
Title: Let's Get SCIENTIFIC with Numbers!
Description: Using calculators, students will write and interpret large and small numbers using scientific and calculator notation. This exploration will also help students to develop an understanding of the ways exponents are used in writing and multiplying large and small numbers using scientific notation.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Title: Count on Math
Description: In this unit of two lessons, from Illuminations, students develop number sense through activities involving collection, representation, and analysis of data. In addition, students practice reading and writing large numbers and use estimation to arrive at appropriate answers.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations
Grade Span: 3,4,5,6,7,8
Title: Cell Size and Scale
Description: This tool from Science NetLinks shares a simple interactive from the University of Utah's Genetic Science Learning Center that gives students the opportunity to see how various small things compare to one another.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12