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 TI15 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 TI84 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 TI84 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 TI84 to do this activity
