Michael Jackson’s dance lean explained using Forces

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Physical Sciences – Forces

Additional: Careers; Maths; Technology; Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion

Years: 7, 10

Word Count: 674

This article highlights the research behind how the famous Michael Jackson ‘Smooth Criminal’ dance lean was executed, and how science was involved in knowing about forces. A nice way to introduce or reinforce how so many areas of STEM are interconnected. Can be used alongside the Year 7 (ACSSU117) or Year 10 (ACSSU229) Physical Sciences Curriculum.

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