Illuminations: In Balance

In this lesson, students have an opportunity to explore the foundations of equivalence, an important step in their development of algebraic thinking as they see how quantities relate.

Students explore equivalence by comparing weights of different collections of objects.


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Math Topics
Algebra & Pre-Algebra, Measurement & Time
K-6, Educator
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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