Title: Equations Gone Crazy
In this lesson, students will work with one-step and two-step equations. They will create and solve both types of equations. Students will also research ancient number systems and write, solve and check their equations using the ancient number system of their choice.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science University, GEMS-U Project.
Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 2: Analyze characteristics of early civilizations in respect to technology, division of labor, government, calendar, and writings.
Title: Pan Balance -- Numbers
This student interactive, from Illuminations, can be used to find numerical expressions that are equivalent to one another. If equivalent expressions are placed in the blue and red pans on the virtual scale, it will balance.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (8) 9: Solve linear equations in one variable. [8-EE7]