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Hands-on Activity

Color Wheel

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity, students will construct color wheels and spin them to see that light colors combine to form new colors. Students will experiment with spinning different color combinations to learn about additive color theory.
Overview
Topic: Mixing Colors of Light
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of how primary light colors combine to form secondary light colors.
Objective
Students will explore additive color theory by creating and spinning color wheels.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 3 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

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