CIESEmath technology activities for October, 2006
See 6th, 7th and 8th grade pacing chart. More information at the CIESEmath website.

 Everyday Math - 6th Grade - Unit 2 - Operations with Whole Numbers and Decimal Lessons 2.2 Multiplication of Decimals: Part 1 Number Guessing Game Decimal Darts - version Multiflyer: Review of Multiplication facts 2.7 Exponential Notation and the Powers Key on a Calculator Exploring Powers - compare your TI-15 calculator results with a spreadsheet. 2.8 Scientific Notation for Large and Small Numbers Going SN - Doubling & Halfing Activity. Comparing your calculator with a spreadsheet. When do they begin to use Scientific Notation (SN)? 2.9 Scientific Notation on a Calculator Exploring Powers on a TI-84 calculator Extra: Everyday Math Games - the rules Transition Math - 7th Grade - Chapter 2 - Large and Small Numbers Lessons 2.2 Powers The Power of 2. See how doubling a number continuously makes it grow very fast. Try this Paper Folding Challenge using a spreadsheet or a graphing calculator. Can you fold a sheet of paper  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 TI-84 to do this activity. 2.7 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 2.9 Scientific Notation for Small Numbers Calculator Master 5 - Scientific Notation for Small Numbers (Source: Technology Sourcebook, p. 60) Use the TI-84 to do this activity

 Algebra - 8th Grade - Chapter 2 - Multiplication in Algebra Lessons 2.5 Products/Powers with Negative Numbers Multiply positive and negative numbers. Use graphing calculators to do this. (Activity coming soon.) 2.6 Solving ax = b