standard: 6.NS.1

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Act 1

Watch the video

  • How many blocks will it take to level out the balance scale?   Estimate
  • Write an estimate you know is too high.  Write an estimate you know is too low.

Act 2

the weight of the apple

the weight of a single cube

Act 3

Special thanks to Senor Stadel for dropping the counter on this video

Act 4 Sequel


Thanks Robert Kaplinsky for the sequel image.

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