Prerequisites: Basic understanding of exponents
Instructions: Choose a rule that you would like to prove (read: demonstrate why it is a rule). As you are able to demonstrate an exponent rule, move downstream to the next group and help with that rule finally working on rule #8.
Here's the list...
...that culminates with the question:
8. What do you think x1/2 represents?
I'll let them tell you.
This conversation took about 12 minutes with the camera being shut off a couple of times. I limited the editing so as to try to capture the classroom vibe as naturally as possible. I asked a few questions that I'd like to take back, but... you live and learn.