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Other

Description:

In this lesson for grades 3, 4 and 5, students participate in activities in which they focus on patterns and relations that can be developed from the exploration of balance, mass, length of the mass arm, and the position of the fulcrum. The focus of this lesson is determining the position necessary to balance uneven objects and the effect on balance of moving the fulcrum. Printable activity sheets, ideas for implementation and extension are included.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • 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:

Grade 3,Functions,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,Critical thinking,Reason quantitatively,Mathematics,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Process skills,Upper Elementary,Algebra,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Science,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Representation,Physics,Systems of measurement,Algebraic representation,Nonstandard,Weight and mass,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Measurement,Education,Reasoning,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161153277T

Language:

English

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