This is a lesson on Balancing equations.
Title of the Lesson: What is the meaning of the equal sign?
Target Student Population: This is for a 4th – 6th grade classroom and is a Math and Literacy interdisciplinary lesson.
1. Students will be able to explore the balance model
2. Students will be able to practice balancing shapes and numerical expressions
3. Students will be able to use an Equabeam to demonstrate equivalence
4. Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the equals sign (=)
- BALANCING EQUATIONS
- ARCHIMEDES MOBILES
+ Lesson Plan
+ 3 Balancing worksheets
+ Links to 3 websites with interactive balances