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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 (2016 curriculum): 
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
Teacher: 
Ingrid
Site tested: 
General Gordon Elementary Science Club
Science Workshop for Destination Imagination
Lesson plan originally developed and delivered: 

Gordon Elementary Science Club