Logarithmic scale: Year 10 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 10 is for the topic of Logarithmic scale. Students read and interpret different types of scales. They understand that that a logarithmic scale uses powers 10 and how it appears on a graph. Students know when the use of such a scale is appropriate and where logarithmic scales are used for very small quantities and very large ones.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Measurement
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Interpret and use logarithmic scales in applied contexts involving small and large quantities and change.

Numeracy progression Multiplicative strategies (P10)

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