Dance

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History

- Practice popular dances from different countries and learn about the symbolism in the dances.

- Research cultures that prohibited dancing.

- Study artifacts showing how ancient civilizations viewed dancing.

English

- Create a series of fictional short stories about a protagonist who uses professional dancing as a cover for their secret spy activities.

- Write a letter to the editor about the cultural importance of dancing and submit it to your local newspaper. See Submit a Letter to the Editor.

- Read books that discuss different dancing techniques. See Reading.

Science

- Use the motions of dance to discuss angular momentum, gravity, force, and related concepts.

- Look into dance science programs that teach physiology, anatomy, kinesiology, psychology, biomechanics, nutrition, and similar fields of study.

Math

- Choreograph a dance using geometric shapes.

- Use dancing stick figures in place of variables in algebra formulas.

- Teach about angles or trigonometry using dance positions with extended arms or legs.

Art and Creativity

- Perform an interpretative dance that represents the personality of each person in the family.

- Organize a dance competition for friends and neighbors. See Organize a Competition.

- Start an online video course teaching others how to dance. See Teach an Online Course.