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144 resources with the keyterm balance

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Newton's Second Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three memorable activities build on each other to give physics masters a firm grasp of Newton's Second Law. Pupils play with a lab cart on a flat surface and on an incline to confirm that force is equal to mass times acceleration. In the...
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Designing Balance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teach your artists how to incorporate balance into their work through discussion and action. After viewing and discussing several works of art, learners design a balanced image for a T-shirt and follow the step-by-step instructions to...
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How Heavy

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Break out the balances for this primary grade lesson on weight measurement. Using common elementary school manipulatives like unifix or snap cubes, young mathematicians determine the weight of four different classroom objects. A graphic...
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Skill Related Fitness

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Before beginning any physical education instruction, make sure your class members understand the most important skills related to fitness! Review the definition and application of such skills as coordination, agility, and balance, as...
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Sculpture in Balance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss the difference betwen two-dimensional vs. three-dimensional art. In this art lesson, students discuss what symmetry or balance is in art and construct a symmetrical and an asymmetrical mobile.
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Radial Symmetry

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss radial symmetry in art. In this art lesson, 6th graders observe various items that show radial symmetry and discuss this in many cultures. Students experiment with scrap copper pieces at creating radial symmetry in...
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Understanding Symmetry Through Visual Art

For Teachers 5th
Have you noticed how math and art are often intertwined? Study how artists create balance and order in their designs and artworks. They complete a radial design project and study examples of symmetry and examples of fractions or...
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Your Energy In

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What are Dietary Guidelines? What are the basic principles of a sensible healthy diet? What do variety, balance, and moderation have to do with eating healthy. What are the food groups? There are a couple of activities in this lesson...
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Shall We Dance?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This four to five day mini dance unit has many components. Discussion on what makes a good dance partner, research on famous dancing pairs, as well as learning a choreographed piece in class. The class learns a short dance sequence and...
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Skills & Techniques - Mechanical Principles

For Teachers 7th - 12th
There are plenty of mechanical principles that are inherent in the performance of athletic skills. These mechanical principles can be directly related to physics because they have to do with movement. The class may be familiar with terms...
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Coil Pots

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Children learn by doing. Here, they discuss cultural uses of containers, coil and slab techniques, functional aesthetics, and the principles of art and design. The entire process for making a coil pot is fully described here to make the...
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Art Basics Scavenger Hunt

For Students 6th - 8th
Hand out this learning exercise and lead your class on a scavenger hunt. Pupils look for examples of shape, form, balance, pattern, perspective, space, and depth. They draw and write about the examples they've found. A great resource to...
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Principle of Art Balance

For Students 9th - 12th
Reinforce a strong art vocabulary which can also apply to aspects of math and science. Kids read about various types of balance or symmetry found in art. They analyze three paintings based on vocabulary and read a how-to for creating...
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CREATIVE PRINCIPLES

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Jr. high learners review the basic principles of design (balance, unity, movement, rhythm, pattern, contrast and emphasis) by watching a video by Gerald Brommer. Then they provide "aerobic exercise" for the right side of their brains by...
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Balancing Chemical Equations Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students observe how to balance chemical equations and explore how to write formulas.  For this chemistry lesson students balance chemical equations and visualize the concept by observing an experiment using one of the equations. 
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Pastel Scratch Portrait

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
A great cross-curricular project for any art classroom, this activity encourages young artists to consider color, pattern, texture, shape and line in their depiction of a historical figure. After researching a historical figure of their...
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We Can Dance!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore a variety of creative body movements and practice speaking the terms used to demonstrate the movements and shapes. The creation of a video provides an opportunity to learn the vocabulary and practice their speech.
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Solving Equations

For Students 8th - 9th
In this solving equations learning exercise, learners solve 8 different word problems that include writing each in various forms to solve. First, they read each word problem and determine how to write them out in balance form using...
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Solving Equations

For Students 7th - 8th
In this solving equations worksheet, students solve and complete 8 different word problems that include writing each in various forms. First, they read each word problem and determine how they will write it in balance form. Then,...
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Lao Design: Mask making

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars examine the concept of symmetry in Lao art and apply it to their own works. They construct full-face masks by copying the stencils onto colored paper. Students apply creative touches by painting and drawing on their...
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Shaping the View: Symmetry and Balance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the symmetry and balance in the composition of a variety of art works and note how the viewer's eye is guided to the important components of the image. How these elements affect the tone of the painting and communicate...
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Dance Studies (for Middle School P.E.)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the basic details of dancing as an exercise in this concise slightly outdated PowerPoint. This presentation contains the talking points as to why dance is healthy and fun. The 5 slides introduce 4 research...
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Are You Balanced?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss what it means to have balance in their lives. Individually, they are given a worksheet in which they list their activities and things they are involved in. To end the lesson, they place weights on each side of a...
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Balancing Clara's Calories!

For Students 3rd - 6th
Young learners select a snack for Clara. There are calories listed along with the snack choices. Once  the choice is made, the young learners need to make some choices about activites they want Clara to do to burn off the calories she...