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Your big questions are:

Why does our number system have place value?

How does place value work?

By following each step listed on the "process" page (see the 4th button at the left) you will:

bulletPREPARE FOR YOUR MISSION:  While in flight on the way to planet Zonetia, you will adopt the role of a specialized math expert and use given Internet sites to research number systems, counting, and place value.  
bulletBECOME A TEAM:  Share your new knowledge with your group;
bulletCREATE A NEW NUMBER SYSTEM:  Create a base 4 number system with your group (using original symbols and names) to launch the technological development of the Zony tribe;
bulletTEACH THE ZONIES:  As a team, present your new number system to the Zony Tribal Council using your choice of visual aids: a poster, book, Power Point, or Excel spreadsheet.