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34 resources with the keyterm rainbows

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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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For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
A tricky activity on color words is sure to challenge your kindergarten readers. They match color words to pictures that correspond to each color - yellow for banana, for example. Next, kids color a paint set to match four color words....
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Light Week

For Teachers 1st
First graders experiment with prisms to explore sequence of colors of light created.
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The Color Spectrum

For Students 3rd
What is a color spectrum? Simple, it's comprised of the colors of the rainbow. Have the classs read a passage about the color spectrum and then complete two short answer activities. 
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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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For Teachers K - 3rd
Pupils observe the visible spectrum while observing light hitting the surface of bubbles. They blow large bubbles and observe how the colors change.
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For Teachers K
Students explore various colors. They research information on the primary and secondary colors. Students research the colors of the rainbow and they create a picture of a rainbow using Kid Pix.
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Aurora Misconceptions: Rainbows and Aurora

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover the formation of auroras and rainbows. In this physical science lesson, students differentiate the spectrum of colors produced by the two. They complete a Venn diagram comparing them and sketch their spectrum.
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My Rainbow

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discover the different colors in the rainbow by using Play-Doh.  In this color spectrum lesson, students investigate the causes of a rainbow and the order of the colors.  Students create their own rainbow models by using Play-Doh.
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Light and Color/ My Personal Rainbow

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders experiment to see how white light breaks down to different colors always in the same order. In this light experiment, 3rd graders look at light through colored papers and predict the color(s) they will see. Students record...
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The Bending and Bouncing of Light

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate refraction and reflection of light. For this light lesson, students perform 3 activities to observe light interacting with matter by using a flashlight. They explore refraction using a glass of water and reflection...
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For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate how a rainbow is made. They listen to the book "What Makes a Rainbow," and discuss how a rainbow is created. Students then conduct an experiment involving pouring a cup of milk into a bowl and adding drops of...
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Density Rainbow and the Great Viscosity Race

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the densities and viscosities of fluids as they create a colorful 'rainbow' using household liquids. While letting the fluids in the rainbow settle, students conduct 'The Great Viscosity Race,' another short experiment...
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Window Rainbows

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students create rainbows. In this art lesson, students view picture of rainbows. Students use wax paper and paint to create a rainbow.
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Color the Rainbow

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
In this color recognition coloring worksheet, students color a picture of a rainbow with clouds as well as one without clouds.
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Physical Sciences/Light: Making Rainbows

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students make rainbows by completing a hands on activity. In this rainbows lesson plan, students watch a video, use prisms, a flashlight, and different color paper to make a rainbow. Then they write about it in their science journal.
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What Colors Are in Light?

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this prism worksheet, students read about prisms and rainbows. Students then complete an experiment to use prisms and light to create a rainbow. Students then draw the order of colors from their experiment and answer the questions...
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Rainbow Science

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read five paragraphs about the science of rainbows. Students then answer several questions about the reading.
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Prism and Light

For Students 5th
For this changing light worksheet, 5th graders use crayons to draw what happens to a beam of light when it enters a prism. Students then write the colors of the rainbow for each letter listed.
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Spring Worksheet - Practice Counting

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this counting practice activity, students count the number of rainbows on the page and circle the correct number from the options available.
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Rainbow Spinner

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this rainbow worksheet, students complete an activity where they create a rainbow spinner and learn about white light and persistence of vision. This 3 page activity outline includes setup, materials needed, questions to ask,...
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What Is a Rainbow? Internet Research and Writing Activity

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this rainbow worksheet, students research information about rainbows using an assigned web site. They explore the site to find the answers to the 6 questions included on the worksheet.
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I Love Colors

For Students 4th - 6th
For this I love colors worksheet, students take a poll to see what their classes favorite color is and then explore all the colors of a rainbow. Students graph their findings and report back to their classmates.
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Decker Rainbows Word Search Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this language arts worksheet, students examine 15 words in a word bank which pertain to rainbows. Students locate the words in a word search puzzle. It is unclear what "Decker" refers to.