Type:

Other

Description:

This Sketchpad activity, which opens on Geometer's Sketchpad as well as on iOS with Sketchbook Explorer (cataloged separately), is the third of three balance activities in which students develop intuitive strategies for writing and solving algebraic equations. In this final activity, users must simplify algebraic equations by removing identical shapes from both sides of a scale. A five-minute movie provides detailed instructions and downloadable PDF of teacher notes and student worksheets are also included.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Make use of structure,NSDL,Grade 5,Addition,Visual representation,Representation,Number concepts,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Division,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Algebra,Properties of operations,Subtraction,Multiplication,Composition and decomposition of numbers,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160803707T,Equations,Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Whole numbers,Middle School,Problem solving,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Reason abstractly,Practice Standards,Grade 6,Life Science,Elementary School,Reason quantitatively,Algebraic thinking,Chemistry,Operations,Deductive reasoning,Number sense,Mathematics,Connections,Engineering,Critique reasoning,Process skills,Education,Construct arguments,Reasoning

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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