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STC Program: Balancing and Weighing Two-Use Unit Kit, 3rd Edition

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In Balancing and Weighing, students explore balance and discover that it is affected by three variables—the mass of an object, the length of the lever arm, and the position of the fulcrum.

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In Balancing and Weighing, students explore balance and discover that it is affected by three variables-the mass of an object, the length of the lever arm, and the position of the fulcrum. Using an equal-arm balance to conduct their investigations, students learn to measure mass and are able to arrange objects in serial order according to their mass. Students discover that mass is not directly related to volume as they measure the mass of equal volumes of foods and find that the masses are not equal. This is a perfect opportunity to introduce students to the concept of density and illustrate how mass, volume, and density are related. Students practice measuring mass, making comparisons, and recording data throughout this unit. They represent their data visually in a number of different ways, including line plots, data tables, and bar graphs.

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Balancing and Weighing Teacher's Guide, 3rd Edition 1 included
STC Literacy Series™: Balancing and Weighing, Pack of 8 2 included
KIDS DISCOVER: Weight and Balance, Pack of 8 3 included
Bag, Plastic, Resealable, 8 x 10 in 1 included
Ball, Ping-Pong®, Pack of 16 1 included
Beam Board, Pack of 15 1 included
Block, Wood, 1 oz, Pack of 15 1 included
Canister, Plastic, 1-1/2 oz, with Hinged Lid, Pack of 75 1 included
Container, Storage, Large, Purple 1 included
Container, Storage, Mini, Purple 2 included
Cube, Metal, 2 oz, Pack of 15 1 included
Cup, 10 oz, Pack of 30 1 included
Cup, Plastic, 2-1/2 oz, Pack of 60 1 included
Cylinder, Acrylic, 1 x 1 in, Pack of 15 1 included
Equal Arm Balance (1 base, 1 pole, 1 arm, 1 hardware, 2 pails with holes) 15 included
Fulcrum, Wood, Pack of 15 1 included
Knife, Plastic 1 included
Marble, Pack of 450 /!\ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD (5). Not for children under 3 yrs. 1 included
Pail Lid, for 1-qt Pail 5 included
Pail, Plastic, 1 qt 5 included
Paper Clip, No. 1, Box of 100 15 included
Pencil, No. 2, Pack of 32 1 included
Spoon, Plastic, Heavy-Duty, Pack of 16 1 included
Unifix® Cube, Blue, Pack of 100 /!\ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not for children under 3 yrs. 1 included
Unifix® Cube, Green, Pack of 100 /!\ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not for children under 3 yrs. 1 included
Unifix® Cube, Red, Pack of 150 /!\ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not for children under 3 yrs. 1 included
Unifix® Cube, Yellow, Pack of 100 /!\ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not for children under 3 yrs. 1 included
Clay, Modeling, 1/4 lb 1 included
Dots, Assorted Colors, Pack 2 included
Drinking Straw, Plastic, Jumbo, Pack of 151 2 included
Elbow Macaroni, 1-1/2 lb 2 included
Markers, Assorted Colors, Pack of 5 1 included
Newsprint, Pack of 19 Sheets 1 included
Note Pad, Self-Adhesive, Yellow, 3 x 3 in 4 included
Paper Clip, Jumbo, Box of 100 1 included
Paper, Construction, Blue, 9 x 12 in, Pack of 50 Sheets 2 included
Paper, Construction, Green, 9 x 12 in, Pack of 50 Sheets 2 included
Paper, Construction, Red, 9 x 12 in, Pack of 50 Sheets 2 included
Paper, Construction, Yellow, 9 x 12 in, Pack of 50 Sheets 2 included
Paper, No. 67, Orange, Pack of 31 Sheets 1 included
Paper, Red, 4 x 4 in, Pack of 62 Sheets 2 included
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