|Task Name : Scientific Notation
|Task Level : J (Year 9)
|Semester : 1
|Topic : Factors and Multiples
|VC Strand : Real Numbers
|Web Address : http://maths.crusoecollege.vic.edu.au/rnJ
|Equipment Needed : Access to a PC (does not work on iOS or Android device)
|Victorian Curriculum outcome : Express numbers in scientific notation
|Task description : Students use the website http://htwins.net/scale2/ to find the size of ten small and ten large objects in scientific notation. Students then convert these into regular notation. Following this, students research regular notation of ten objects not on the website and convert them into scientific notation.
|Assessment options : Photograph of converted notations.
|Teacher notes : If access to the website is difficult, there are videos created from the interactive that students can use. You can find them here: http://maths.crusoecollege.vic.edu.au/rnJ