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111 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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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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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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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 worksheet 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 add 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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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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Balancing The Day Away In Grade 2

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders sped the day exploring about balance by playing with and making balancing toys. They discover how varying the amount and position of mass affects the toys' balance. Pupils explore gravity and balance while playing with the...
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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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Lao Design: Mask making

For Teachers K - 4th
Students 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 assembled...
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Shaping the View: Symmetry and Balance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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...
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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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Am I Balanced? and My Energy Balance Goal

For Students 3rd - 6th
A two page worksheet. The first worksheet - Am I Balanced - has young learners drawing or writing on a plate what they ate. Then they write their day's activities on a shoe. A nice way to look at energy in and energy out for one day. The...
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Allegro Band Warm-Up & Joyance rehearsal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In need of a high school band lesson? This resource includes a warm up, objectives for learners to focus on, and notes for each part of the song being played. These notes are specific to the learners it is written for, but may give you...
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Balance Activities

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students, through group and individual activities, study and experiment with the concept of balance. They attempt balancing tasks at different levels of difficulty and in different body positions. They work to improve their balance.
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Molas

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders apply their prior knowledge of the Principle of Balance to create a paper mola. Students examine a variety of molas, which are fabric works of art made by women in the country of Panama. To arrange the composition of the...
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The Nitty-Gritty of Checkbooks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how to maintain a checking account. They control, disburse money, and keep their checking account balance. Through a PowerPoint demonstration, video streaming and hands-on practice, students apply the information given...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports- Lesson 6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 6 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is on water skiing and upper body strength training. There is a word scramble included for a homework assignment.
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Le Soldat

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners describe the characteristics of the painting "Le Soldat" by Geroges Rouault. As a class, they identify the shapes, colors and textures observed in the piece. As a math connection, learners can take the measurements of the shapes...
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Making a Dance Involving Balance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students make choices about dance elements and organize them in expressive ways. They plan and present dance works for a familiar audience. They identify dance elements in their and classmates work.