Balance: Wartz is upset that he can't seesaw with the monkeys. But after a tai chi lesson with Oko and some wise words from Madge, Wartz learns that he has his own type of balance. Ick Alone: Ick is acting very strangely toward Burdette, and at first no one realizes it's because he's heard that birds eat fish and now he's afraid of her. Ick is relieved to learn that some birds, including his friend, don't eat fish. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Things can be balanced or unbalanced. Balance is relative - we talk about the balance between things. Balance and imbalance can cause certain things to happen. Animal diets - Different animals have different diets.