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284 resources with the concept movement

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Lesson: Daria Martin: Body as Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There is a wonderful magic that happens when artists collaborate. Kids examine storytelling through collaborative art. Inspired by Rodin's sculpture Minotaur, Daria Martin and Anna Halprin create a filmed dance sequence. Kids analyze the...
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Telling Stories Through Dance

For Teachers K - 2nd
Examine the movement of characters in the story, Caps for Sale. Using the text, pupils invent gestures and movements for some of the actions and major events. They practice retelling a story by using the movements they developed. They...
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Five Themes of Iceland

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
How do the five themes of geography relate to the country of Iceland? Pupils learn about everything from the differences between relative and absolute location to how humans both adapt and change the environment. The presentation...
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Theater Making: Acting

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Theater comes alive for actors of all ages through the activities packed in a dynamic dramatic arts resource. Lessons for early elementary learners focus on creative play and improvisation. Middle school lessons focus on vocal and...
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Lesson 14: Finish Words In Motion! Dances, Share Dances, and Reflect For Revision

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars rehearse, perform, and reflect on the interpretive dances they've created. Choreography and music showcase their free-verse poems and highlight its prosody. 
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Lesson 1: Introduce The Unit And Read Dragonfly, By Georgia Heard

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After being introduced to a 16-lesson unit, budding poets take part in a grand conversation and interpret a reading of the free-verse poem "Dragonfly" by Georgia Heard. Small groups work together to create and perform a dance that...
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Blade Runners—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Race to learn the insight of Sir Isaac Newton. A helpful video uses speed skating to explain Newton's laws of motion. Force, acceleration, mass, and momentum all work together to make a successful speed skating race.
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Santa Tag

For Students K - 4th
Choose a class member to be the Santa. Everyone else is a reindeer and spreads out around the gym. Santa's objective for the game is to tag the others so he can round up his reindeer. When a reindeer is tagged, they must step out of the...
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Bending Fossils: Experiments In Paleontology (Harvard Adventures, Part 3)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can we bend a fossil? Junior paleontologists explore the joint movements of extinct species in Brain Scoop's Fossils and Geology series. The narrator works with a paleontology curator to show the experiments performed on the...
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Fisher Dissection: Harvard Adventures, Part 2

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What can we learn about the evolution of mammals from a fisher? An engaging video from Brain Scoop's fossils and geology series illustrates the anatomical features of mammals through the dissection of a fisher. Content includes the...
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The Origin of Mammal Movement: Harvard Adventures, Part I

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It may be difficult for some humans to walk and chew gum at the same time ... but reptiles can't breathe while running at all! Compare the skeletal systems of reptiles and mammals in the first installment of Brain Scoop's fossils and...
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Real World Telekinesis (feat. Neil Turok)

For Students 9th - 12th
Journey into the world of the unseen! Learners discover how even the simplest of objects moving at a distance without physical interaction or direction was a problem that mystified scientists for hundreds of years. The narrator explains...
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The Higgs Boson, Part II: What is Mass?

For Students 9th - 12th
If you're reading this, thank the Higgs field! The second video in a series of three describes how matter is given mass via the Higgs field. Pupils discover the difference between particles with and without mass and how they interact...
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Muscles – Organismal Level (Part 2)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans use 200 muscles to take one step — that's a lot of muscles! Learners see how skeletal muscles work to pull on bones, creating movement. The narrator then explores motor units, muscle twitches, impulses, contractions, and isotonic...
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Joints

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ligaments are the tough, fibrous connecting tissue between bones that form joints. Explore this connecting tissue with the 20th video in a series of 47 videos on the human body. The narrator first reviews the anatomy of the skeleton and...
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I Don't Think You're Ready for These Jellies

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If a jellyfish is cut into two parts, each part can regenerate, creating two new organisms.This phenomenon and other interesting facts about jellyfish are explored in the Monterey Bay aquarium's exhibit on jellies and talks with the...
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Skeletal System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adults' bodies are made of 206 bones, whereas babies have about 300 different bones or areas of cartilage. Pupils explore the difference between exo- and endo- skeletons in a video about the skeletal system. They then see how bones are...
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Rainy Day Blues Turned into Rainbow Smiles

For Teachers K - 8th
A series of physical fitness games, activities, and teamwork challenges prompt youngsters to get moving! Using Hula Hoops, bean bags, pool noodles, and other materials, elementary and middle schoolers work together and get some exercise...
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Circular Motion

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Lead your class in this exciting activity to learn more about motion and its importance. Pupils learn about a centripetal and why it is required to maintain a constant speed in a circulating moving mass. They apply the equation for...
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The Physics of the "Hardest Move" in Ballet

For Students 7th - 12th
"It's not magic. It's physics!" Here is a short video that explores the physics behind the fouetté—the most difficult move in ballet.
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Music Lesson Plan for Teaching Children with (Severe) Autism

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Here's a packet of music activities designed specifically for children with autism. Kids learn greeting, echo, and repertory songs, as well as rhythmic patterns to play rhythm instruments.
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Clouds

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Get your little readers moving with a fun activity about Eric Carle's Little Cloud. After reading the book together, they engage in a series of locomotor and manipulative activities to illustrate how different elements of the story would...
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Music: Caterpillars, How They Grow!

For Teachers 1st
Put on some music and get moving as a way to represent the life cycle of a caterpillar. Kids listen to the story The Very Hungary Caterpillar, discuss the life cycle, then create vocal expression that represent each stage of the cycle....
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Dance: Discovering the Culture of Gullah

For Teachers 5th - 7th
It's wonderful to see a instructional activity that incorporates art, movement, and writing. These three forms of creative expression are explored as learners dance to music from the Gullah people of West Africa. They analyze several...