Gravity & Other Forces


An exploratory look at the basic concept of Gravity through the experience of Australian Circus acrobats. This resource contains brief explanations and definitions, links to videos, key questions and engaging discovery activities with step by step breakdowns.

Years Level

5 - 10

Are of interest

Science / Movement



Type of learning

In-Class or Online Adaptable

Learning Objectives

  • Understand and explore the force of Gravity
  • Identify forces at work through video exercises and physical exploration

This resource takes a universal design approach and encourages links between the performance, the concepts and student exploration broadly and/or specifically as directed by teachers. It is adaptable for year level or purpose.

Supported By
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