Instructional Activity# That’s a Tall Stack of Cash

Lesson 12. Unit 7. Grade 8 Open Up Resources

Open Up Resources20 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 12, Unit 7, Grade 8. This activity illustrates the utility of using powers of 10 to work with and interpret very large quantities. Students practice modeling skills, such as identifying essential features of a problem and gathering the required information. Students use numbers and exponents flexibly and interpret their results in context.