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
Mixing Colors of Light
Real World Science Topics:
- An exploration of how primary light colors combine to form secondary light colors.
Students will explore additive color theory by creating and spinning color wheels.
Activity Difficulty Rating: 3
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