## UNIT 1: Exponents & Scientific Notation Clear Expectations

**UNIT OVERVIEW:**In this unit students will learn that a value can be represented in expressions which can be can be expanded, condensed or combined without altering the property of the value. Students will learn that expressions with exponents can be simplified by applying mathematical laws that are identifiable through a pattern. They will also learn that when numbers written in scientific notation they can easily be compared and the powers of 10 show the magnitude and size of the number. The numbers can also be manipulated by applying the laws of exponents to perform calculations.

**Prerequisite Skills:**- Simplify/write expressions with exponents
- Simplify expressions using the order of operations
- Operations with integers/rationals

**MASTERY QUIZ 1 DATE: Friday 10/2/15**

**MASTERY QUIZ 2 DATES: Week of 10/5/15-10/9/15**

**UNIT 1 PROJECT:**

__Intergalactic Exponents__Due 10/9/15**MASTERY QUIZ 3 DATES: Week of 10/12/15-10/16/15**

**MASTERY QUIZ 4 DATES: Week of 10/19/15-10/23/15**

**UNIT 1 POST TEST DATES: Week of 10/26/15-10/30/15**