The Kennedy Center: Planets in Balance

Explore the solar system through the creation of a Calder-type mobile.

Students explore the solar system through experimentation of mobile design in the style of Alexander Calder. Using independent research about the planets, teams of students create mobiles that compare the size of the Earth to other planets in the solar system.

Science Topics
Music, Art, and Language Arts Topics
Visual Art
Middle School
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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