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CIESE Team
Ihor Charischak
icharisc@stevens.edu

CIESEmath Project
Transition
Math Alignments
CHAPTER 2:
Large and Small Numbers
(Pacing Note  Chapter 2 to be completed by:
October 20th)
Lessons
Due Date


2.1

Multiplying by 10, 100, ...
How
many stars are there?

2.2

Powers
The Power
of 2  Some Paper Folding Mathematics
Folding
paper in half. Can you do it 12 times? Britney did. See how.

2.3

Scientific
Notation for Large Numbers
Calculator
Master 3  Scientific
Notation for Large Numbers (Source: Technology Sourcebook, p. 56) Use
the TI84 to do this activity.

2.4

Multiplying
by 1/10, 1/100, ...

2.5

Percent
of a Quantity

2.6

From Decimals to Fractions and Percents
percent, decimal,
fraction activity

2.7
10/10/06

Circle
Graphs
Profile
of Alex Rodriguez's hitting in 2005. Make a comparable
graph for his 2006 statistics. Arod will go
down as one of the greatest hitters of all time. So why is the green
area of his circle graph so big? Explain.
http://www.ciese.org/math/activities/graphs/arod.html

2.8

More
Powers of Ten

2.9
10/17/06

Scientific
Notation for Small Numbers
Calculator Master 5  Scientific
Notation for Small Numbers (Source: Technology Sourcebook, p. 60) Use
the TI84 to do this activity


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