Readings/Excerpts, Other


Dance is just one way to turn music into something you can see. Explore your computer's music visualization tool with another composition by Aaron Copland. Part of an OurStory module from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History entitled An American Story in Dance and Music, this guide includes activity instructions, questions to guide your exploration, and background information. OurStory is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.


  • Arts > General
  • Health > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3


1 to 3 | Resource



Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial


Update Standards?

1.2.8: District of Columbia Arts Education Learning Standards

Plan and use variations in line, shape/form, color, and texture to communicate ideas or feelings in works of art.

1.2.8: District of Columbia Physical Education Standards

Identify examples of underhand and overhand throwing movement patterns.

1.2.8: Maryland Science Core Learning Goals

The student will defend the need for verifiable data.

1.2.8: Nevada Health Content Standards

Identify school staff and community health helpers (i.e. law enforcement, emergency personnel)
Curriki Rating
'P' - This is a trusted Partner resource
'P' - This is a trusted Partner resource

Not Rated Yet.

Non-profit Tax ID # 203478467