This is a fun activity to explore the science of balance and weight in the classroom. Have the students use the classroom balance scales to see how much items from their pencil boxes weigh. Does it weigh 1 bear, 2 bears, 3 bears, or more? Your students will have fun weighing their school supplies and recording their data!

Science - Using a Balance Scale... How Many Bears Does It Weigh?

This is a fun activity to explore the science of balance and weight in the classroom. Have the students use the classroom balance scales to see how much items from their pencil boxes weigh. Does it weigh 1 bear, 2 bears, 3 bears, or more?

Math with Legos:  How many Legos does it weigh? Now here's a math game that would keep my boys engaged.

Lego Math: How Many Legos Does it Weigh?

use a hanger to make a balance Math with Legos: How many Legos does it weigh? Now here's a math game that would keep my boys engaged.

Exploring weight and capacity by weighing out bird seed in the sensory tray. Great for developing mathematical language in EYFS

Enormous Turnip -Exploring weight and capacity by weighing out bird seed in the sensory tray. Great for developing mathematical language in EYFS

What’s in the Bag? - children have to guess, based on lifting (is it heavy or light?), shaking (is it loud or quiet?) squishing (Is it soft or hard/big or small?) (",)

What’s in the Bag?

How much weight can your boat float? Mass, volume, density, buoyancy, measurement, inquiry, graphing.

How much weight can your boat float? Boat Hull Density Project: Determine how much weight can be supported by boat…

Moon Rocks. Different items wrapped in tin foil to become "Moon Rocks" the idea was for the children to understand the biggest item isn't always the heaviest, and the smallest isn't always the lightest. My class were inspired and have been bringing in their own "Moon Rocks" from home and a lot of children are choosing to weigh using fantastic language.

Moon Rocks. Different items wrapped in tin foil to become "Moon Rocks" the idea was for the children to understand the biggest item isn't always the heaviest, and the smallest isn't always the lightest. My class were inspired and have been bringing in their own "Moon Rocks" from home and a lot of children are choosing to weigh using fantastic language.

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