Type:

E-book, Graphic Organizer/Worksheet

Description:

The fundamental units of the metric system including the metric prefixes are introduced. The factor label method will be used to convert from one unit to another

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Physics

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Metric Prefixes units conversion

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Members

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

SCT.12.3.1.12.D.1: Science and Technology

Compare and contrast various forms of dimensional analysis.

SCT.12.3.1.12.D.2: Science and Technology

Assess the use of several units of measurement to the same problem.

SCT.12.3.1.12.D.3: Science and Technology

Analyze and apply appropriate measurement scales when collecting data.

SCT.12.3.4.12.C.6: Science and Technology

Describe inertia, motion, equilibrium, and action/reaction concepts through words, models and mathematical symbols.
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
2
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2014-06-27.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 1
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This PowerPoint provides examples of and problems involving scientific notation. The first slide seems misplaced as it involves measurement and some of the SI units. Additional slides provide a definition of scientific notation, examples of equivalent representations of numbers involving products of powers of ten and finally directions on solving problems involving numbers in scientific notation. The PowerPoint would be improved by providing a clearer definition of scientific notation. In addition, the steps for solving problems involving scientific notation could be expanded. Some example problems are provided and the answers are included. Including more examples of problems would also be helpful. This PowerPoint provides an acceptable review or introduction to scientific notation but additional work would be needed by the teacher to make it useful in a classroom.

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