Equality Explorer: Basics

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Not all interactives are made equal. Scholars use an interactive balance to explore the concept of equality. They place different objects on balances to determine the number of each object needed to balance the scale.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the interactive with pupils struggling with the concept of equality
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a PhET account to read the Teacher Tips document
  • Learners should be familiar with balances and equality
Pros

  • Includes a snapshot feature that lets users record their work
  • Automatically updates inequalities and equations based on user input
Cons

  • None