Scientific Notation and Significant Figures - Review
Elm Place School 8th Grade Science Teacher
http://www.nssd112.org/elmplace/kallen.htm
 
TEST is on Block Day (12/9/09 and 12/10/09)

YOU MUST KNOW THE METRIC PREFIXES!!!!!!         Example = kilo = k = 1000
YOU MUST KNOW THE METRIC PREFIXES!!!!!!         Example = hecto = h= 100
YOU MUST KNOW THE METRIC PREFIXES!!!!!!         
YOU MUST KNOW THE METRIC PREFIXES!!!!!!

You  must know:
1. Rules for converting Standard notation to Scientific Notation
2. Rules for converting Scientific Notation to Standard Notation
3. How to convert from Standard notation to Scientific Notation (and vice versa) while keeping the correct significant figures.
4. How to change from incorrect format to correct format in Scientific Notation
5. Rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing in Scientific Notation
5b. How to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in Scientific Notation
6. How to add/subtract in Scientific Notation when the exponents are different (not the same)
7. Rules for counting Significant Figures
8. Rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing with Significant Figures
8b. How to add, subtract, multiply, and divide with Significant Figures
9. Why we use Scientific Notation
10. Why we use significant Figures
11. Where Significant Figures come from
12. What do the Powers of Ten show you
13. Uses for sodium alginate and calcium alginate (videos)
14. How to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in Scientific Notation... while keeping the correct  number of Significant Figures
15. Metric prefixes and what they mean (see METRIC PREFIX link below)
16. Examples of large and small numbers that would need to be written in Scientific notation (example, mass of dust particle, mass of planets, speed of light, etc)
17. What is nanotechnology?
18. What are some naturally occuring polymers?
19. How are polymers used?

Key Terms:
Coefficient, Exponent, Base, Standard Notation, Scientific Notation, Significant Figures, Polymer,  prefix "poly", googol,


I would strongly suggest that you complete some of the games, quizzes, and activities below.


Test will cover: Scientific Notation, Metrics, and Significant Figures.

Review: Metrics Folder, Scientific Notation Powerpoints, WebQuest, and Practice Websites.

You will need to know the Prefix chart on your metrics webqest

Make sure you review your webquests... For example, what Yocto and yotta stand for?

My Quia activities and quizzes
Rounding with Significant FIgures
http://www.quia.com/rr/396605.html
Rounding with Significant Figures
SCIENTIFIC NOTATION QUIZ
http://www.quia.com/quiz/1186891.html
Sig Fig Practice Quiz -(2008)
http://www.quia.com/quiz/681049.html
SCIENTIFIC NOTATION PRE TEST
http://www.quia.com/quiz/671006.html
SCIENTIFIC NOTATION - WebQuest 2008
http://www.quia.com/quiz/1558896.html
SIGNIFICANT FIGURES
http://www.quia.com/rr/86603.html
Scientific Notation
http://www.quia.com/rr/127494.html
Scientific Skills - Practice Quiz
http://www.quia.com/quiz/1099210.html
Metrics Pre-Test
http://www.quia.com/quiz/842643.html
SCIENCE REVIEW (METRICS)
http://www.quia.com/hm/215519.html
6th Grade - Hectic Metrics 2012!
http://www.quia.com/jg/1480464.html
SCI NOTATION & SCI METHOD, PRACTICE -
http://www.quia.com/quiz/865453.html
SCIENCE REVIEW (METRICS...ETC)
http://www.quia.com/rr/122006.html
SIGNIFICANT FIGURES
http://www.quia.com/cb/87225.html
SIG FIGS
http://www.quia.com/pp/41484.html
SCIENCE REVIEW (TLAS/Safety/Scientific Method/Scientific Notation/Significant Figures) - (2009
http://www.quia.com/hm/593321.html
SIG FIGS
http://www.quia.com/ba/36003.html
SIGNIFICANT FIGURES -
http://www.quia.com/rr/401570.html
SIG FIGS, SCI NOTATION, SCI METHOD, PRACTICE
http://www.quia.com/quiz/681055.html
Significant Figures Extra Practice (2007)
http://www.quia.com/quiz/1191272.html
Useful links
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