Time and duration: Year 9 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 9 is for the topic of Time and duration. Students are introduced to expressing numbers in scientific form. This descriptor applies scientific form specifically to time. Students require a good understanding of place value and powers of ten. Students should know where the notation is used and be able to estimate and round correctly. The term ‘significant figures’ should be compared to and contrasted with ‘decimal places’.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 9
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
Topics Time
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving very small and very large measurements, time scales and intervals expressed in scientific notation

Numeracy progression Measuring time (P5)

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