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Lesson Plan

Colour mixing and separation

Separate colours with chromatography. Mix colours in a snack and by spinning them together.
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Chemistry: Physical Changes, Solutions, Mixtures and Separating (2, 4, 5, 6)
Physics: Light and Sound (1)
Curriculum connection (2005 science topic): 
Physical Science: Properties of Objects and Materials (grade K)
Physical Science: Properties of Matter (grade 2)
Physical Science: Chemistry (grade 7)

Do each activity in turn.

Grades tested: 
Gr 1
Site tested: 
After School Program at Elementary schools in New York City
Lesson plan originally developed and delivered: 

The School at Columbia