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This worksheet can be used for students who are just learning about balance scales and weights. Students can compare weights by looking at pictures on a scale. Students can also create their own balance scale problem.
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**UPDATE** I added a recording sheet with boxes for your students to either draw or write, "I think, I see, I learned, I know" for evidence of learning and let your students "show what they know". :) How many bears does it weigh? This is a fun activity to explore the science of balance and weight
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Check out bundled package: ✿Practice Makes Perfect Money Saving Math Bundle We all know the kiddos need a lot of practice in Balancing Equations. Practice Makes Perfect: Balancing Equations is so helpful for my Firsties during Morning Work, Do-Nows, and Fast Finisher work. I have left them for sub
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This product includes two ways to measure using nonstandard units: cubes and bear counters. Using a balance scale, students will investigate how many cubes (or bears) it takes to balance a scale. Perfect for math centers, small group instruction, or science lessons! Included are 5 pages for eac
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These five practice pages work through a progression to develop students' understanding of equality. I use these worksheets after introducing the idea of equality with a real pan balance. I demonstarte hoe to balance the scale using blocks, as well as what happens when the scale isn't balanced. E
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Clipart - 12 pieces of Balance Scale clipart for your worksheets or educational resources. All images are high resolution so you can have large versions of them and they'll still be clean and beautiful. Images are in PNG format with a transparent background (there isn't white areas around the edge)
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Solving Equations - Balance the Scale, Part 1 Using a scale analogy is a great way to get students used to the idea of balancing an equation. Begin with really simple numbers. Have them use a worksheet similar to the one shown. Depending on the age of the students, you may not have to do too many
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Students will practice using a balance scale with this fun measurement activity! Use this worksheet to accompany a measurement activity to compare the weight of mystery objects concealed in paper bags. Each bag holds an item of a different weight (two bags should weigh the same) and is assigned a co
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These are worksheets designed to help students use higher level thinking skills to understand equality, and review basic addition and subtraction. Packet contains 8 pages of worksheets
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A fun practice worksheet that will help you assess your students knowledge on how to read and use a balance scale correctly. I created two versions with different headings so you have the option to use this as a worksheet for classwork or homework practice as well as a quiz for assessment. Answer ke
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This sheet makes students think critically to balance the scale. Using the numbers provided, students must make two equations that are equal to one another. Fun warm up activity or center. Includes single digit addition, single digit subtraction, 2 digit addition, and 2 digit subtraction.
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Use what you know about addition and subtraction to take the given numbers and write problems to balance the scale on each side. This should be given after teaching addition and subtraction. I also give it after teaching fact families. This can also be used in a math center.
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Great for teaching science tools, making predictions, relative mass, and more!! Each worksheet contains a picture of the items being weighed on the balance scale and asks students to make a prediction, a higher-level question with written response (WHY), and confirmation of whether their predictio
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Solving Equations - Balance the Scale, Part 2 Now that you’ve worked with the idea of balancing a scale, it’s time to extend this idea into using variables for each scale. You want students to see that the values of x and y will change possibly for each equation. This time, use the worksheet for
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Students will use manipulative's to make number towers of four numbers and then put two on each side of the scale to balance the equations and make them equal. Students will also find two addition equations that are equal, cut and glue them on the worksheet to make balanced equations. Balancing th
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This file is for beginner algebraic thinking. It provides a balancing scale pictures with two places to add numbers as well as the answer in the base. Students will be required to find the missing number or numbers in various positions e.g. 2+_ = 3+3 (with 6 in the base) or 4+4 = _+2 (with 8 in the
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This product is a combination of three other products available in my store: Balancing Scales Addition Equations (Answer key provided) Balancing Scales Subtraction Equations (Answer key provided) Balancing Scales Mixed Operations Equations (Add & Subtract) (Answer key provided) This file is for
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You can use this worksheet with a balance scale to show how 3 manipulatives and 4 manipulatives on one side of the scale is the same as 7 on the other side. They can fill this worksheet out as they try different amounts. It is great for first grade learning basic addition, partners, totals, math f
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This is a good visual for teaching how two partners added is equal to two other partners added because they have the same total. It is a great challenge worksheet for students who are more advanced in math for first grade. It is a good math fast finisher to my other balance scale addition workshee
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Use these worksheets to balance the scales using the numbers given. One page allows you to fill in your own numbers to challenge your students.
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This file is for beginner algebraic thinking. It provides a balancing scale pictures with two places to subtract numbers as well as the answer in the base. Students will be required to find the missing number or numbers in various positions e.g. 9-_ = 6-3 (with 3 in the base) or 4-4 = _-2 (with 0 in
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This file is for beginner algebraic thinking. It provides a balancing scale pictures with two places to subtract and add numbers as well as the answer in the base. Students will be required to find the missing number or numbers in various positions e.g. 9-_ = 3+3 (with 6 in the base) or 6-4 = _+2 (w
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Here are 8 unique "no copy" worksheets where students will compare the weights of 4 scales and determine if the questions are true or false.
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Using a balance scale, students can measure up to 10 different objects and find their mass. There is also questions that go along with the lab to help students understand and make sense of what they were doing.
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