Alexander Calder

Who Was Alexander Calder?

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-alexander-calder

Alexander Calder: The Artist as Inventor

How Alexander Calder’s mobiles challenged the traditional understanding of sculpture
How Alexander Calder’s “Mobile” injects motion into sculpture | Art, Explained

Calder Inspired Mobiles:

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-1010/american-art-to-wwii/american-sculpture-before-wwii/v/motion

Circus Acts:

Juggling, unicycle, Hand Balance, Aerial Silks, Trapeze, Teeterboard, Russian Bar, High Wire, Straps, Head Balancing, Human Cannon Ball

Links to help with Human Body Systems:

Amoeba Sisters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEUu-A2wfSE

https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/human-body/human-body.htm

Nervous System: https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/human-body/nervous-system.htm

Circulatory System:

​​https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/human-body/circulatory-system.htm

Muscular System:

https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/human-body/muscular-system.htm

Respiratory System:

https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/human-body/respiratory-system.htm

Skeletal System:

https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/human-body/skeletal-system.htm

Digestive System:

https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/human-body/digestive-system.htm

Excretory System:

Integumentary System:

https://vimeopro.com/user21172389/alexander-calder-unit-1/page/1

General Circus Information

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circus

http://www.circopedia.org/index.php/Category:Artists_and_Acts

http://www.circopedia.org/index.php/Category:Circus_Arts

http://www.circussarasota.org

http://wn.com/Cradle_%28circus_act%29

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circus_skills

http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/home.aspx#/en/home/americas/usa.aspx

https://scienceatl.org/the-science-behind-the-circus-with-imperial-opa/

https://www.britannica.com/art/circus-theatrical-entertainment

Circus Physics – Newton’s Laws: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/9c9ea5a4-4649-4e8d-a153-693c4ae75047/9c9ea5a4-4649-4e8d-a153-693c4ae75047/

Circus Physics – Conservation of Energy: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/9d0b4d0e-52e5-4a4e-a820-a9323a2a24a5/9d0b4d0e-52e5-4a4e-a820-a9323a2a24a5/

Circus Physics – Linear Motion: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/630e78dc-26da-4a78-a9d5-28dd12f47acc/630e78dc-26da-4a78-a9d5-28dd12f47acc/

Newton’s Laws

http://science.discovery.com/interactives/literacy/newton/newton.html

http://teachertech.rice.edu/Participants/louviere/Newton/

http://www.physics4kids.com/files/motion_laws.html

http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/newton.html

https://www.teachengineering.org/curricularunits/view/ucd_newton_unit

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/forces-and-motion/inertia.htm

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/forces-and-motion/acceleration.htm

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/forces-and-motion/action-and-reaction.htm

Gravity and Inertia – http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/forces-and-motion/fgravity-and-inertia.htm

Teeterboard

http://www.circus-guide-agency.com/hire-teeterboard-act

http://www.thecircusblog.com/?p=23017

http://www.circusfederation.org/terminology_database/55/pt

http://www.sma-events.com/artists/category/circus-acts-schleuderbrett-7-33.html

http://www.fightorflightprod.com/teeterboard

Hand Balance

http://www.pbs.org/opb/circus/classroom/circus-physics/center-mass/

http://www.lostartofhandbalancing.com/articles/

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Sports_p017.shtml

http://www.circopedia.org/index.php/Main_Page

http://liveartistconnect.com/gallery/view/id_1621/field_

 Ariel Silks

http://www.imaginaerial.com/aerial_silk_acts.php

http://www.firemecca.com/t-tutsilk.aspx

http://www.circopedia.org/index.php/Category:Aerialists

http://www.pbs.org/opb/circus/classroom/circus-physics/pendulum-motion

Tight Rope / Low Wire / High Wire

http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu/211_fall2010.web.dir/Tyler_Kornfield1/Physics.html 

http://www.darylscience.com/Demos/TightRope.html

http://florida.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/988086a6-33c1-4218-936b-23c8a6b0c017/988086a6-33c1-4218-936b-23c8a6b0c017/

http://www.insidejobs.com/careers/tightrope-walker

http://www.reachoutmichigan.org/funexperiments/agesubject/lessons/newton/hwire.html

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/an-abridged-history-of-funambulists

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/film/the-walk/famous_high_wire_acts/

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-happens-your-body-when-you-walk-tightrope-180956897/

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2012/04/how-become-expert-tightrope-walker

Trapeze

http://colgatephys111.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-physics-of-trapeze.html

http://thehappyhousewife.com/homeschool/physics-of-the-trapeze/

http://colgatephys111.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-physics-of-trapeze.html

https://prezi.com/bc5j88e_xhnu/the-physics-of-a-flying-trapeze/

http://www.trapezearts.com/index.php

http://www.trapezearts.com/store/store.php?crn=206&rn=398&action=show_detail

https://florida.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/630e78dc-26da-4a78-a9d5-28dd12f47acc/630e78dc-26da-4a78-a9d5-28dd12f47acc/

Human Cannon Ball

http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts/circus-arts/human-cannonball.htm

http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/poster-cannonball.cfm

http://physicsandthecircus.blogspot.com/

Russian Bar

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_bar

https://florida.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/9d0b4d0e-52e5-4a4e-a820-a9323a2a24a5/9d0b4d0e-52e5-4a4e-a820-a9323a2a24a5/

Juggling

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juggling

http://www.howstuffworks.com/juggling.htm

https://florida.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/1ee31d2b-a002-46e4-9967-cedcd59e9583/1ee31d2b-a002-46e4-9967-cedcd59e9583/

WEB SITES Circus websites with trailers

http://www.Circussarasota.org

http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/

http://www.bigapplecircus.org/

Historical site

http://www.circushistory.org/links.htm

Info on how to become a circus performer

http://www.kidzworld.com/article/4481-becoming-a-circus-performer

Calder

http://www.whitney.org/Collection/AlexanderCalder/8336195

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6jwnu8Izy0

VIDEOS

Flying Trapeze http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWWmwfP6Wg4&feature=related

High Wire Walking http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wallenda+sarasota&search_type=& aq=3&oq=Wallenda

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAwhW5_VRsQ

Sway Pole http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4n9Ba4JBP7A

Slack Wire http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IujdENIr06k

Low Wire http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwbVkNysE5g

Aerial Silk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dre-fcfxIDc&feature=related

Wheel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKGBkc77sDw&feature=related

Hand Balance http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xl-b8IAliW8

Cradle Act http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjl5xg5uTHQ&feature=related

Teeterboard http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9OYEpC3GWI

Ladder Act http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHGVp0Ff-68&feature=related

Foot Juggling http://www.metacafe.com/watch/473696/foot_juggling_ludmila_nikolaeva/

Risley http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alavvUum7ME

Head Balancing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75YMMoMekHA

Globe of Death http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9aREQpcLGU

Plate Spinning

http://www.juggling.org/help/circus-arts/plate-spinning/

http://www.platespinning.com/

http://www.platespinning.com/learn/

http://www.andymartello.com/plate.htm

http://www.businessballs.com/juggle.htm

http://www.teachcircus.com/plates.html

Trick Riding and Acrobatics http://www.pbs.org/opb/circus/in-the-ring/profile/trick-riding-and-acrobatics/ http://www.unc.edu/~lgaudio/acrobatics.html

 Other links about the circus

The Circus in Rome.

The Circus Maximus.

The Circus in 18th Century England/Europe

Phillip Astley

The Circus in America: 1793-1940

The Greatest Show on Earth: Ringling Brothers/Barnum and Bailey

http://www.circopedia.org/Category:Circuses