What's it like to be in the circus today?
PBS Circus explores what it is like to own, operate, and work in a circus
What concerns do some people have about animal treatment in circuses?
Writing about the circus
- Step by step drawing guides for animals and performers
What is the history of the circus?
What were the different types of jobs in the circus?
How many miles did they travel between shows?
- Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, 1960 Route
- Using google maps recreate their route and calculate miles for one month
What scientific principles are used by circus performers?
- Projectile Motion
- Linear Momentum
- Newton's Law of Motion
- Pendulum Motion
- Centripetal Acceleration
- Center of Mass
- Conservation of Energy
- Conservation of Angular Momentum
Learning how to do things like circus performers: