The Colors of the Rainbow

The Colors of the Rainbow

Class Description

Suzie Sparkle takes students on a magical adventure that integrates the art and the science of color. Children learn about primary and secondary colors as well as the colors of the visible light spectrum and their wavelengths. Also included are activities related to refraction, reflection, and diffraction. Character-building themes of respect, responsibility, and self-control are woven into this delightful, interactive learning experience

 


Grade Level: K-3
LINK: Science Class: Bright Light, Grade 3

State Standards, Benchmarks, and GLEs

Grade K
SI-E-A1 Pose questions that can be answered by using students’ own observations and scientific knowledge
SI-E-A2 Students will predict and anticipate possible outcomes

Grade 1
SI-E-A1 Pose questions that can be answered by using students’ own observations and scientific knowledge
SI-E-A2 Students will predict and anticipate possible outcomes

Grade 2
SI-E-A1 Pose questions that can be answered by using students’ own observations, scientific knowledge, and testable scientific investigations
SI-E-A2 Students will predict and anticipate possible outcomes
PS-E-C2 Describe how light behaves when it strikes objects and materials

Grade 3
SI-E-A1 Pose questions that can be answered by using students’ own observations, scientific knowledge, and testable scientific investigations
SI-E-A2 Students will predict and anticipate possible outcomes
PS-E-C2 Describe the reflection/absorption properties of various colored objects

Art GLEs

Grades K–3

VA-CA-E2 Identify images, colors, and other art elements that have specific meaning in cultural contexts
VA-AP-E6 Identify where and how the visual arts are used in daily life and in the community

Character Education
LA State Legislation: House Bill 102, from the 1998 Regular Session of the Legislature, relative to Character Education
Bulletin 741: Policy Statement, approved by BESE on March 25, 1999: “Districts shall develop a character education philosophy and implementation plan consistent with locally developed curriculum.”

Colors of the Rainbow emphasizes character-building themes such as respect, responsibility, and self-control to supplement and enhance the character education curriculum.


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