Movement Forces: Free Arts Integration Lesson

By |2018-10-29T12:23:21+00:00October 7th, 2014|

Overview: Lesson connecting science and dance through energy and force.

This lesson explores the idea of energy and force through movement. Connecting the Next Generation Science Standards and National Arts Standards for Dance.  Students will be utilizing the Force Field strategy we shared to navigate through the cause and effect of balanced and unbalanced forces.  Developed for grades 3-5, this lesson seed is designed as a start for exploring the natural connections between science and the arts.

Grade level: 3-5  |  Content: Science and Dance  |  Assessment: Peer Review


We’d love to hear how you have used movement to connect with other content areas in your classes.  Share your ideas with us below!



  1. Sarah March 17, 2019 at 6:44 pm - Reply

    The link won’t open and I am really interesting in linking dance with forces

    • Susan Riley March 18, 2019 at 4:38 am - Reply

      Which link won’t open, Sarah? The force field link opens okay on this end. And if you’d like the lesson, just pop in your name and email and it will be sent to you.

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