Spinning planets, streaking comets, and shooting stars comprise this astronomical adventure that will propel students into orbit! This participatory workshop for teachers of grades 5-8 integrates dance with the characteristics and movement patterns of the planets and sun in our solar system. Focusing on the planets of our solar system, students will create movement themes and variations related to planetary motion, environmental characteristics, and literary mythology for the eight planets. You’ll enjoy this unique choreography experience!  Be sure to wear comfortable clothing for movement!


This session is approximately 1.5-2 hours

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Dances for an Expanding Universe

For Teachers of Grades 5-8

For Teachers of Grades 5-8

Spinning planets, streaking comets, and shooting stars comprise this astronomical adventure that will propel students into orbit! This participatory workshop integrates dance with the characteristics and movement patterns of the planets and sun in our solar system. Focusing on the planets of our solar system, students will create movement themes and variations related to planetary motion, environmental characteristics, and literary mythology for the eight planets. You’ll enjoy this unique choreography experience!