Colour—Gifted and Talented Chemistry

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Add a splash of color to your chemistry class! Science scholars discover the principles behind color through a wide variety of hands-on activities. Lessons include dyes, chromatography, and flame tests.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Add an element of excitement by showing the class the connection between flame tests and fireworks using a video
  • Incorporate a technology element into the unit by introducing current research into the materials being developed based on chameleon skin
Classroom Considerations

  • Conduct the activities in the order listed to help younger pupils build a solid foundation of content knowledge
Pros

  • Teacher's guide contains detailed procedures, materials lists, support materials, and printables
  • The activities are engaging and easy to execute
Cons

  • None
Common Core