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Rainbow in the Room

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Uncover the science behind the beautiful phenomena of rainbows with a simple demonstration. Shine light through different-sized containers of water as young scientists learn that rainbows occur when visible light is split up into its...
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Reading Rainbow - Follow the Drinking Gourd

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In my book, the amazing series of Reading Rainbow videos are one of the greatest series of educational videos ever produced. One of the many great things about these videos, is that they can serve as a springboard to learning about a...
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This is Not a Rainbow

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A color-based video explains how scientists identified the colors of the rainbow and why we see different colors at different times. It introduces the idea of supernumerary colors and the disc shape of a rainbow as well.
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For Teachers 3rd - 6th
How do you remember all of the colors of the rainbow? One trick is to remember "Roy G. Biv." This video demonstrates how "Roy G. Biv" can help you to remember the colors.
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Lesson Plan Outline for Rainbow Science

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Young scientists study light reflection and refraction as they determine the critical angle, the rainbow angle, and color separation in rainbows. Teams record the data they collect in a shared spreadsheet and discuss results with the class.
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Pin the Preposition on the Rainbow

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Your kids won't need luck to remember their prepositions after this St. Patty's Day- inspired lesson! The concept of prepositions is illustrated in a straight-forward manner. The class defines prepositions and prepositional phrases, and...
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Planting a Rainbow Bulletin Board

For Teachers K
Students explore a variety of colors and shapes after reading the story, "Planting A Rainbow," by Lois Ehlert. The tracking and reading of labels attached to diagrams form an experience in vocabulary development in this lesson.
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How Rainbows Form

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Somewhere over the rainbow ... the sky appears to be darker than below it? Why is that? A video from an interesting physics playlist illustrates the interaction between the visible spectrum and droplets of rain. It also doubles the...
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This Is Not a Rainbow

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Amaze your class with a video segment on rainbows and why they are not what they necessarily appear to be. Individuals watch light and ice merge, which triggers a prism, thus forming a rainbow. They listen to a scientific explanation of...
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How to Make a Rainbow

For Students K - 5th Standards
ROY-G-BIV make up the colors in a rainbow. Watch a video that explains the science behind rainbows, and how to create one at home.
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Watercolor Rainbows

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Who doesn't love a rainbow? Little ones adore them, so why not make rainbows the subject of your next art project. Your class can use watercolor to paint rainbows. As they do, have them identify the colors in the rainbow, talk about how...
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Rainbow Fish Craft

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Follow your reading of The Rainbow Fish with this adorable printable. Each pupil gets their own fish to color and their own foil scale to affix to the fish.
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Every Color in the Rainbow

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students brainstorm and discuss the amazing world of rainbows. They draw and color rainbows and look for natural rainbows that occur whenever white light is split into the spectrum and the rainbows that can form on soap bubbles and fish...
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Rainbow Fish Drawing

For Teachers 1st
First graders read the book, RAINBOW FISH and view a few pictures of different types of fish. They discuss putting certain shapes together make up objects and talk about and demonstrate straight and wavy lines, thick and thin lines....
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Challenge: Double Rainbow

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Draw a rainbow over the rainbow. The second segment in a series of six has the class practice using functions to edit a program that draws a rainbow. After creating the function, the interactive lesson challenges pupils to create another...
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Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea: Activity Kit

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Rainbow Fish is on the move again and kids will enjoy these activities designed to accompany a reading of Marcus Pfister's Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea. A great packet to add to your curriculum library.
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Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
If friendship were a soup, what ingredients would be in it? As part of a study of Marcus Pfister's Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale, kids engage in a series of friendship-themed activities using materials contained in this richly...
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Christa's Lost Lesson: Walking Rainbow

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
What colors exist in the rainbow? Pupils explore primary and secondary colors in one part of the series called Christa's Lost Lessons series by mixing colored water and creating a walking rainbow. They perform an experiment to learn...
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Rainbow Writing

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Practice spelling words by experimenting with colors with young pupils. They will practice spelling different words by writing with 3-5 colors per word. Then they analyze the colors of a rainbow and utilize colored pencils or crayons to...
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A Rainbow of Parrots

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Reading nonfiction text can be a good way for learners to make text-to-life connections. They brainstorm what they know about parrots, locate and explain nonfiction text features found in their book, then read the first chapter of A...
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The Science of Rainbows

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rainbows bring happy thoughts, especially after a rainstorm. Lead your class in a physics exploration through the composition of rainbows and the science behind their construction as well as their geographical placement in nature.
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Grow an Art Garden: Plant a Rainbow

For Teachers 2nd Standards
After a reading of Lois Ehlert's Planting a Rainbow, class members plan a rainbow garden, research growing cycles of the fruits and vegetables in their section, and then plant and maintain the garden.
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Under Construction

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young readers examine the elements of story structure that are included in all stories. They include these elements in their own written pieces. This phenomenally-designed plan has everything you need to easily implement it in your...
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Answering Carnival Questions with the Scientific Method

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Through the use of a Reading Rainbow episode, clever in-class games and activities, and an ITV Series video, second and third graders engage in a study of the scientific method; what it is, and how scientists use it. This well-designed...

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