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Steve Spangler Science: Candle Seesaw
Steve Spangler Science

This scientific amusement is easily overlooked when you’re thumbing through the pages of an old science book. How exciting can a few candles attached to a stick really be?

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.