Balancing Circus

Eli Whitney Museum

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The Circus explores the art and science of balance, forces, center or gravity and performance. Conceived with a nod to artist /engineer Sandy Calder, each circus tests classic experiments at work.

Expands STC curriculum.

Meets Connecticut Science Standards

  • 4.1: The position and motion of objects can be changed by pushing or pulling.

Meets Common Core Standards

  • 3-PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
  • 4-PS3: Energy

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Balancing Circus

Balancing Circus

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