Lesson plan

Colours in light

Summary
Show that colours of light can mix to make new colours, and that reciprocally light is made up of many colours.
Science content
Physics: Light and Sound (1)
Procedure

Do a selection of these activities.

Use white light from bulbs, coloured bulbs, also the sun if you wish.

Can be run with a lot of free experimentation: students explored with the materials provided, the came together to discuss what they had found before trying each others' ideas. We all stopped experimenting to take notes periodically.

Grades taught
Gr K
Gr 1
Gr 3
Gr 4
Gr 5
Teaching Site
Gordon Elementary Science Club
Science Workshop for Destination Imagination