Type:

Other

Description:

This Java applet allows children to explore a balancing tool and thus build their algebraic thinking about equivalency. By placing shapes on each side of the balance and finding equivalent sets of weights, students discover the weight of each shape in one of six built-in sets or a random set.

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:

Algebraic representation,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 3,Addition,Early Elementary,Express regularity,Strategies,Number concepts,Social Sciences,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Process skills,Number and operations,Inductive reasoning,Algebra,Grade 5,Life Science,Composition and decomposition of numbers,Visual representation,Equations,Informal Education,Whole numbers,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Comparison of numbers,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Reason quantitatively,Algebraic thinking,Chemistry,Physics,Operations,Mental calculation,Upper Elementary,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160919874T,Communication,Mathematical language,Mathematics,Weight and mass,Problem solving,Measurement,Education,Construct arguments,Reasoning,Representation

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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