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This lesson is a great way to assess student understanding of multiple 8th grade standards including scientific notation and volume of spheres. Students are asked to reason about the very small and the very large as they convert from one to the other.

Mathematical Domains: Measurement and Data, Expressions and Equations, Geometry

Standards: Grade Levels 5-8: 5.MD.1, 8.EE.2, 8.EE.3, 8.EE.4, 8.G.9

Topics: Measurement, Conversion, Rates, Volume of Spheres, Scientific Notation, Solving Equations Using Square Roots

Grade Level(s): Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth

Duration: 3 days

Resource: Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, PDF, Activities