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The Speeds of Light

Lesson 10. Unit 7. Grade 8 Open Up Resources

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 10, Unit 7, Grade 8. This activity guides students to thinking in terms of scientific notation while investigating the properties of light. A number line that shows a power of 10 partitioned into 10 equal intervals is again used to illustrate the base-ten structure. Plotting numbers along it gives a clearer meaning to expressions that are a product of a single digit and a power of 10.

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