9NHPT: Feeling Empowered


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Course 9 of NHPT

Feeling Empowered: Understanding Powers and Exponents


“Feeling Empowered” highlights the fact that everyone has power, whether they see it or not. It’s what they do with that power that sets them apart from the rest. See who all collaborates to multiply their power and what happens when others attempt to use their power negatively!


Course Skill Sets, Objectives, and Essential Questions


Skill Set 1

Powers and Exponents

To simplify expressions containing exponents


What does an exponent represent, and how does it affect a term?

Skill Set 2

Products of Powers

To find products of expressions involving exponents


How can the exponent of the product be determined when multiplying powers?

Skill Set 3

Quotients of Powers and Zero Exponents

To find quotients of expressions involving exponents


How is dividing terms containing exponents different from multiplying them?






Skill Set 4

Negative Exponents

To rewrite expressions containing negative exponents


How does a negative exponent cause a term to change?

Skill Set 5

Powers of Products and Quotients

To simplify expressions containing a power to a power


How is a power raised to a power?

Skill Set 6

Rational Exponents

To rewrite and simplify expressions containing radicals and rational exponents


How do the numerator and denominator of a rational exponent each apply when rewriting an expression in radical form?




Other Info About Course 9NHPT 

This course includes:

  • 3.2 learning hours with 58 problems presented
  • 48 practice problems, all with video solutions that play when problems are missed
  • 4 scenario-based activities/questionnaires
  • 2 writing prompts
  • 1 review game
  • Video solutions accessible for every review problem
  • 1 final assessment

Students earn a badge and a certificate for course completion. Students can also earn a certificate for scoring 80% or above on the final assessment and a badge for earning a perfect score!


Suggested Number of Online Sessions: Twenty-two (22) 30-minute sessions, fifteen (15) 45-minute sessions, or twelve (12) 60-minute sessions


Suggested Number of Exploratory Class Periods: Twenty-eight (28) 45- to 50-minute classes or twenty-four (24) 60-minute classes (Supplemental practice problems and activities are available through the NHPT Teacher Manual for use in exploratory class settings.)


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