Measuring Mass: Mystery Paperclips

Measuring Mass: Mystery Paperclips
Measuring Mass: Mystery Paperclips
Measuring Mass: Mystery Paperclips
Measuring Mass: Mystery Paperclips
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Measurement is an excellent back-to-school science unit for elementary, middle school, and secondary students. This science lab activity is an excellent avenue for learning the metric system and using the triple beam balance for experiments that use the scientific method. Also math integration!

In this hands-on activity, students use the triple beam balance to estimate the number of paper clips in mystery packets. The resource describes how to set up and present the activity using an inquiry approach. Suggestions are given for grading on a 4 pt grading scale.

Other activities that use the triple beam balance to measure mass.

The Mass of Sea Shells in Vinegar

How Much Mass can Paper Towels Support?
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This activity and the two listed above are part of a hands-on BUNDLE for measuring mass. Take advantage of this bundle purchase and you will automatically save over 20% off of this product and each of the other activities!

Bundle of Hands-on Activities for Measuring Mass
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Link to Measurement Home Page
Measurement Home Page

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Copyright © DrDavesScience. All rights reserved by author, including copyrighted images. This product is strictly for individual use and may not be copied for other teachers. The file itself may not be forwarded to other individuals unless multiple copies have been purchased. The file may not be edited or modified in any way and may not be uploaded onto any digital or online file sharing platform unless permission has been granted by DrDavesScience.
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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