Balancing Act - Balance | Proportional Reasoning | عزم الدوران - PhET Interactive Simulations

Balancing Act

Balancing Act simulation


  • Balance
  • Proportional Reasoning
  • عزم الدوران
  • Lever Arm
  • Rotational Equilibrium

Sample Learning Goals

  • Predict how objects of various masses can be used to make a plank balance.
  • Predict how changing the positions of the masses on the plank will affect the motion of the plank.
  • Write rules to predict which way a plank will tilt when objects are placed on it.
  • Use your rules to solve puzzles about balancing.

Standards Alignment

Common Core - Math

  • 6.RP.A.3

System Requirements


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Version 1.1.26