Rainbow Reflection

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Part 1 Topic/Concept: We will be learning about the colors of the rainbow. Objective: Students will use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating objects in scientific activities. Of course the best way to spark interest in a rainbow is to see one in the sky, but if this is not possible, then make your own. Hold up a magnifier lens so that a sunray shining through the window goes through it and separates into a color spectrum. Or set a glass of water near a window so that the sun shines through the water. Materials: Catch a rainbow – reflect sun from a watch face lens and make the spectrum appear in different parts of the room. Chase it. Set out some crayons or chalk in each of the rainbow colors, discuss the colors and experiment with them on white paper. We need a…show more content…
Procedure: Initiating Activity: The rainbow is a beautiful, natural phenomenon which continues to inspire people in many ways. The colors of the rainbow are perceived as a set of hues arranged in a specific order. To better remember this order, simply remember the name Roy G. Biv which consists of the first letters of each hue. The seven colors are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. This is the order from the outside-in of the rainbow's arch. In general, rainbow colors represent diversity and acceptance. The rainbow inspired scientists to further explore the nature of color and light because the rainbow allowed drawing the conclusion that color is somehow connected to light. If we want to better understand color, we must take a closer look at light. And, if we want to better understand light, we must care about energy. Sometimes we can see a rainbow arc in the sky, when sunshine shines through raindrops. This doesn’t happen very often. Most of the time when it rains, clouds are covering the

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