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Balancing Equations with Multiple Terms

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Rating:
Teacher
Author:
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Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia, PBS Learning Media
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development, Teachers' Domain
Level:
Lower Primary, Upper Primary, Middle School, Career / Technical
Grades:
Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Language:
English
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Media Format:
Text/HTML, Video
PBS LearningMedia Abstract:

In this video segment from Cyberchase, Digit and Inez must balance two number sentences to save the bunnies of Cyberspace.

Comments

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Lianne HIDOE on Aug 21, 12:25am

Cute video. There is so much more the students can do with balancing numbers. The video is just the tip of the iceberg. Video could be used as an anticipatory set, but not as strong as a real life situation.

lynn raith on Nov 12, 09:11pm

This lesson is used in conjunction with "A Simple Balance" and "Solving an Equation for a Missing Value"