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Lesson Title:
Balancing Butterflies

Ms. Jami Turnquist (Primary)
Dr. Gabriel Bruguier

Brief Description:
This lesson plan will talk about balance and weight distribution.

Topics Introduced:
Balance, weight
Suggested Grade Levels:
6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade

Lesson Information

Learning Expectations:

To understand the concept of balance and how it applies to our everyday life.

Plan Of Action:

Students will build a balancing butterfly out of paperclips. Each student may work alone. Instructions will be given on powerpoint.

Data Set Used:

Students will be given instructions and supplies for activity.

Materials Needed:

This activity requires the following:
1. Cardstock
2. Pens/pencils
3. Paperclips

Preparation Period:

1. Download powerpoint to computer ahead of time and look through material.
2. Have supplies ready for groups (card-stock, pencils/pens, paperclips, optional decorations)

Implementation Period:

Lesson will last approximately 45 minutes. Allow 15 minutes for powerpoint and questions, 20 minutes for building, 10 minutes for additional building.

Lesson Files

Weight and Balance
Powerpoint for lesson
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