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?

