# Scientific Notation Worksheets

# Scientific Notation Worksheets

Scientific Notation is a way to read and write numbers faster. It’s an abbreviation. Think of your favorite emoji and what it represents. Odds are that one little emoji says a lot more than just one word. What emojis do for language is what scientific notation does for numbers.

Scientific notation is not just used in math. You’ll find it in physics, chemistry, biology, and more. Knowing how to convert large numbers into scientific notation and understanding what a number written in scientific notion actually is in expanded form are useful skills across differing subject.

Check out our variety of worksheets below to practice scientific notation with both extremely large and small numbers. For more explanation click on the ‘+’ symbol below.

## Scientific Notation for Beginners (Printable PDFs)

Begin practicing the basics with these ‘Scientific Notation for Beginners’ worksheets. You or your student will practice converting only numbers greater than 1 into and out of scientific notation, and the decimal will only need to move up to 3 places to the right.

## Scientific Notation for more Experienced Learners (Printable PDFs)

Do you need practice converting numbers into the millions into and out of scientific notation? These moderately difficult worksheets will focus on numbers whose expanded form is greater than one and whose exponents (in scientific notation) are always positive.

## Scientific Notation with Negative Exponents (Printable PDFs)

With these worksheets, you’ll practice what you already know, while also converting numbers with negative exponents into and out of scientific notation. Remember, if a number in scientific notation has a negative exponent, then move the decimal to the left for its expanded form!

## Scientific Notation Practice (Printable PDFs)

Do you or your student need practice converting more challenging numbers into and out of scientific notation? These worksheets will offer scientific notation practice with numbers greater than and less than one. In scientific notation they will include both positive and negative exponents.