Tool: Balance 


Go to:  http://www.math.msu.edu/~nathsinc/java/Teeter/ (opens a new window)  
Description:  This applet allows students to play with the concept of force and mass, and provides them with a great introduction to algebra as they attempt to formulate rules for balancing a teetertotter and for figuring out "Mystery masses". Guiding questions are provided on the applet page.  
Technology Type:  Java Applet  
Authors:  Sarah Skinner Mariska Kempe Nathalie Sinclair 

Language:  English  
Cost:  Does not require payment for use  
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Courses:  Math 4  Algebra  
Math 5  Algebra and expressions  
Math 6  Algebra and expressions  
Math 7  Algebra and expressions  
