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A. Number Sense, Concepts, and Operations:2. The student understands number systems.:6-8:The student...

MA.A.2.3.1 Add Website - Add Activity

understands and uses exponential and scientific notation.


Scientific Notation for Big Numbers
http://www.mindspring.com/~target/scale/scinot.htm

Scientific notation was developed in order to easily represent numbers that are either very large or very small. Scientific notation makes adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing numbers much simpler.


MA.A.2.3.2 Add Website - Add Activity

understands the structure of number systems other than the decimal number system.


Middle Level Math
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/~steve/steve/mathmid.html

numerous grade 6-8 math resources; listed in sub-categories


The Maya Astronomy Page
http://www.astro.uva.nl/michielb/maya/astro.html

This site provides students a good introduction to Mayan astronomy. It also includes a brief description of the Mayan culture, and a description of their Base 20 number system.

A java applet is included which allows you to type a Base 10 number and view it in Mayan writing. Requires a java-enabled browser to use all features.



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