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- Investigate positive powers of 10
- Work with numbers greater than 1 in standard form
- Investigate negative powers of 10
- Work with numbers between O and 1 in standard form
- Compare and order numbers in standard form
- Mentally calculate with numbers in standard form
- Add and subtract numbers in standard form
- Multiply and divide numbers in standard form
- Use a calculator to work with numbers in standard form

For higher-attaining pupils:

- Understand and use negative indices
- Understand and use fractional indices

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Here are some related resources in alphabetical order. Some may only be appropriate for high-attaining learners while others will be useful for those in need of support. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Standard Form Test your understanding of standard form (scientific notation) with this self-marking quiz.
- Standard Form Video Learn how to write and calculate with numbers in standard form - sometimes called scientific notation.
- Standard Order Arrange the numbers given in standard form with the smallest at the top and the largest at the bottom.
- Standard Form Algebra Deeply test your understanding of standard form (scientific notation) by involving a little algebra.

Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.

Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.

A choice of questions about the current world population which is constantly changing.

Estimate or calculate then put the large numbers in order of size.

Find a systematic way of counting the number of triangles in the given diagram.

Find out which of the calculator keys is faulty from the given information. A mathematical puzzle requiring good problem solving strategies.

Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.