This unit covers levers and primary balances. It is physical science made fun and easy. While there is minimal preparation on the part of the teacher, it allows the students to enjoy the exploration for themselves. The two parts can be done as a week long unit or a two separate explorations. The levers portion covers the science standards of inquiry, systems, and simple machines. The balance portion uses the Common Core Math standards involving measurement. These activities cover the science standards of equilibrium, form and function.