In a pan balance, things go into the two pans, and the heavier pan will go down, like in a seesaw. If the two things weigh the same, the balance stays balanced. Working on these pan balance problems is a great way to practice critical thinking skills!
Use this worksheet as a basic assessment after teaching about weight and using a pan balance. This is a worksheets to use with kids when teaching them how to weight objects using a pan balance
This is an interactive way to teach your kids the concept of balancing and counting. The worksheets increase in difficulty. There are worksheets to use with kids when teaching them how to weight objects using a pan balance and gram weights. Using pan balances on an interactive smart board is a fun way to involve the kids in this important concept and allows them to solve the pan balancing problems.
Use this pan balance worksheet as your kids’ math center! kids will measure the materials pictured to see how many each item is equal to.