Standard Form Resources

A nice post about Standard Form!

Mathematics, Learning and Technology

Coming across You’re Getting Old, it struck me that the numbers generated by the site would be perfect for standard form exercises; put in a student’s date of birth and even the young ones will have some big numbers reported! For example, for a 12 year old, the following figures are generated, some updated while you watch.

You're getting old You’re getting old!

Some other resources for standard form:

I have been interested in Astronomy since discovering Patrick Moore’s books in the library as a child so enjoyed Richard Byrne’s post on resources to help students understand the size of the universeI particularly like 100,000 Stars, a visualization of the 100,000 stars closest to Earth. All those lovely big numbers in Astronomy are excellent for teaching Standard Form; I wrote some time ago on the excellent mathematics resources available from NASA, see this on Scientific notation for example.

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