Goal 1: Know the definition of zero and negative exponents; use them to simplify expressions (81)
Required tasks/resources  Optional tasks/resources 
Video: Negative Exponent Examples (15 min)  Khan Academy practice: Negative exponents 
Video: Negative Exponent Intuition (5 min)  Textbook pp. 394  396 
Problem set: 81 
Goal 2: Write numbers in scientific notation; convert back to standard form (82)
Required tasks/resources  Optional tasks/resources 
Read textbook pp. 400  402 and do all the "Check Understanding" problems as you take notes. 
YouTube Video: Powers of Ten (Link may not work at school) 
Problem Set: 82  King Kong Scientific Notation Game (cheesy, but it's still good practice!) 
Goal 3: Multiply monomials (83 and 84)
Goal 4: Raise monomials to a power (84)
Goal 5: Divide monomials (85)
Goal 6: Recognize when exponent properties do NOT apply
Goal 7: Use exponent properties to do calculations with numbers in scientific notation (83, 84, and 85; review packet)
Goal 8: Solve word problems using scientific notation and exponent properties (83, 84, and 85; review packet)
Required tasks/resources  Optional tasks/resources 
Notes packet from class  Textbook pp. 405  407, 411  413, and 417  419 
Problem Set: 83  
Problem Set: 84  
Problem Set: 85 
Optional Extension: Fractional Exponents
Tasks/resources 
Fractional Exponents web tutorial with online quiz 
Item VIII on "Review Sheet: Exponents" handout 
ExponentRelated Contest Problems 
Optional Extension: Exponential Functions
Goal: Graph and interpret exponential functions (87, 88)
Goal: Distinguish linear from exponential relationships (online)
Tasks/resources 
Toppling a Skyscraper problem 
Video: Exponential Growth Functions (7 min) 
Text pp. 430  432 
Problem Set 87 
Text pp. 437  439 
Problem Set 88 
Video: Understanding Linear and Exponential Models (3 min) 
Online Practice: Understanding Linear and Exponential Models 
Topic Summary
Required tasks/resources Problem Set: Chapter Test Assignment 

Optional tasks/resources
