The kids will create a very simple balance using 2 portion cups, a ruler, and a pencil. They then use paperclips to weigh ten different objects. The idea is to develop the concept of weight as well as stress the importance of properly calibrating your instruments. Materials for the Double Pan Weigh In Lab
Demo Pack includes: 2 4-oz portion cups, 30-cm ruler, 1 super ball, 1 ping pong ball, 1 pencil, 1 brad, 1 box paper clips, 1 rubber band.
Study Group Pack includes: 8 4-oz portion cups, 4 30-cm rulers, 4 super balls, 4 ping pong balls, 4 pencils, 4 brads, 4 boxes paper clips, 4 rubber bands.
Classroom Pack includes: 20 4-oz portion cups, 10 30-cm rulers, 10 super balls, 10 ping pong balls, 10 pencils, 10 brads, 10 boxes paper clips, 10 rubber bands.
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