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DK Find Out! The Senses
DK

Sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste are your super senses.

SciGirls Connect: Finding Your Balance
SciGirls Connect

Balance is something we all learn when we start to walk.

Raising Dragons: Spinning Forks Experiment
Raising Dragons

Place a quarter in the center slots of two forks so they are held tightly in place.

Illuminations: Balancing
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

This lesson encourages students to explore another model of subtraction, the balance. 

Illuminations: Keeping in Balance
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this lesson for grades 1‑2, students balance pairs of like and unlike objects by changing distance from the fulcrum.

Illuminations: Maintaining the Balance
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this lesson for grades 3‑5, students participate in activities in which they focus on patterns and relations that can be developed from the exploration of balance, mass, length of the mass arm, and the position of the fulcrum.

Illuminations: Finding the Balance
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this lesson for grades 6‑8, students participate in activities in which they focus on patterns and relations that can be developed from the exploration of balance, mass, length of the mass arm, and the position of the fulcrum.