Lesson Plan Day: 17 

 

Teacher: P. Kirk

Subject: Science

Course: Chemistry

Topic: Identifying Significant Figures in measurements.

 

 NGSS:

C.PM.1: Atomic structure, Evolution of atomic models/theory
C.PM.2: Periodic Table

  

Objectives:

Students have learned how to round. Unfortunately, they did not learn when to round or why to round. We round to the significance of the measuring devices we use. 

  

Vocabulary:

 Significant Figures

 

Student:

The students will learn and practice the identification of significant figures. There are five rules for the identification of sig figs.

  

Teacher:

The teacher will use notes and example problems to demonstrate the application of the five rules and identify sig figs.

 

 Resources:

 Sig Fig Notes, Sig fig introduction sheet copies

 

Evaluation:

Sig fig introduction, Sig Fig Level I are practice sheets. Students will check answers. Teacher will monitor student progress. Sig Fig Level II will be collected for a grade. There will be a quiz covering the combined skills of sig fig identification and sig figs in calculations (addition and subtraction) and (multiplication and division.)

 

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