In-School Exploration

Provider: The Circus Arts Conservatory

Contact: Karen Bell
941-355-9335 x302

Starting cost per student: $8.00

Additional Info:

Max. Capacity: 25

Transportation Needed?  No

Who Arranges Transportation?

Is Financial Assistance Offered?  Yes


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Circus,  a beautiful art form of movement and skill, is also a great lesson in physics. This series of one-hour activities, provided by The Circus Arts Conservatory,  are designed to provide interactive, hands-on experiences to reinforce basic concepts in physical science for the elementary student. Covered in the lessons are: (grades K-1) gravity, force, motion and (grade 2) friction, weight (introduction to mass), and acceleration. An exploration of Newton’s Second Law of Motion. using a circus act with data collection and graphing is included.

For lesson review and further inquiry,  a website is available for use in the classroom or on the students home computer,  On the site, students will be able to look at circus acts and watch video on each of the scientific concepts discussed in each classroom lesson. There will also be a teacher link with additional lesson plans. A workbook will be provided for each student as well as a teachers edition with Standards listed for each lesson.



SC.K.P.12.1, SC.K.P.13.1, SC.K.N.1.1, SC.K.N.1.2, SC.K.N.1.3, ELA.K.F.1.1, ELA.K.C.1.2, ELA.K.C.1.3, ELA.K.V.1.1, ELA.K.V.1.2,
SC.1.P.12.1, SC.1.P.13.1, SC.1.N.1.1, SC.1.N.1.2, SC.1.N.1.3, ELA.1.F.1.4, ELA.1.R.2.1, ELA.1.C.1.3, MA.1.DP.1.1, MA.1.DP.1.2
SC.2.P.13.1, SC.2.P.13.3, SC.2.P.13.4, ELA.2.F.14, ELA.2.R.2.1, ELA.2.C.1.3, ELA.2.C.4.1, MA.2.DP.1.1, MA.2.DP.1.2

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