An exciting collection of mathematics manipulatives used to explore a wide range of mathematical topics at the elementary and middle school level. Students can explore basic number relationships, addition, multiplication facts, prime and composite numbers, square roots, proportions, fractions, algebraic equations, spatial visualization, patterns, perimeter, area, and volume.
Reproducible teacher’s manual takes you through the three steps of solving linear equations beginning with simple one-step equations, then gradually increasing difficulty with negative integers, negative variables, multi-step equations, square roots, proportions, and finally second degree equations, in a simple, straight-forward step-by-step fashion. Includes linear equations, beginning quadratic equations, suggested activities, and suggested discussions for the classroom. 24 pages.
Kit includes all of the components to build one Weigh Too Equation Balance, 100 specially weighted interlocking cubes (25 each yellow, orange, light green and dark green), a blank grid, a 1-100 grid, and measuring rulers in three dimensions (1-10, 11-20, and 21-30) all in a rugged plastic storage case. Plus the Teacher’s Manual. 120 piece kit along with assembly instructions. Use with one to two students per kit. Grades 3 and up.
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