CIRCUS TERMS TO LEARN (copy definitions of 4 words that apply to your act.)


Links for Circus Science Project – There are general Circus Links, Links for
Newton’s Laws and Links for Specific Circus Acts – if you find a link that is
on the list, please send it to Mrs. Stasny

General Circus Information
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circus
http://www.circopedia.org/index.php/Short_History_of_the_Circus
http://www.circopedia.org/index.php/Category:Artists_and_Acts
http://www.circopedia.org/index.php/Category:Circus_Arts
http://www.ringling.com/
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
http://www.pbs.org/opb/circus/classroom/circus-physics/

Newton’s Laws
http://science.discovery.com/interactives/literacy/newton/newton.html
http://www.pbs.org/opb/circus/classroom/circus-physics/newtons-laws/
http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/physics/NewtonsLaws.html
http://teachertech.rice.edu/Participants/louviere/Newton/
http://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/science/sciber00/8th/forces/sciber/newtons.htm
http://www.physics4kids.com/files/motion_laws.html
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/newton.html

Hand Balance
http://www.pbs.org/opb/circus/classroom/circus-physics/center-mass/
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://community.simplycircus.com/tutorials/aerial/aerial_silks.htm
http://www.ehow.com/how_4576164_climb-aerial-silks.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silks
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://physicsofcircus.homestead.com/files/tightrope.htm
http://www.unc.edu/~lgaudio/tight_rope.htm
http://www.unc.edu/I~igudio.com
http://www.unc.edu/%7eigaudio/page%202.htm
http://www.physicocircus.homested.com/files/main.htm

Trapeze
http://physicsofcircus.homestead.com/files/trapeze.htm
http://www.pbs.org/opb/circus/in-the-ring/profile/flying-trapeze/
http://www.unc.edu/~lgaudio/trapeze.html
http://www.trapezearts.com/index.php
http://www.circussarasota.org/index.html
http://www.trapezearts.com/store/store.php?crn=206&rn=398&action=show_detail
http://www.pbs.org/opb/circus/classroom/circus-physics/linear-momentum/

Human Cannon Ball
http://physicsofcircus.homestead.com/Untitled2.html
http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/scizone/e3/circus/cannon/default.asp
http://www.pitara.com/discover/5wh/online.asp?story=64

Russian Bar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_bar
http://www.pbs.org/opb/circus/in-the-ring/profile/russian-barre/

Juggling
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juggling
http://www.unc.edu/~lgaudio/juggling.htm
http://www.teachcircus.com/juggling1.html
http://www.thewjf.com/
http://jugglewiki.org/wiki/Begin_Juggling
http://www.ringling.com/ContentPage.aspx?id=45148§ion=45125
http://www.jugglemania.com/sciencecircus.html
http://www.businessballs.com/juggle.htm
http://www.unc.edu/-Igaudio/juggling.htm
http://hem.passagen.se/vete/make.html
http://www.jugglnigdb.com/videos
http://www2.bc.edu/~lewbel/jugweb/science-1.html
http://www.howstuffworks.com/juggling.htm
http://www.pbs.org/opb/circus/classroom/circus-physics/projectile-motion/

WEB SITES
Circus websites with trailers
http://www.Circussarasota.org
http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/
http://www.circus-krone.de/en/
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
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