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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Reading Rainbow: Making Do

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars examine the conditions during the Great Depression and how people coped. They read poems by Langston Hughes, watch the Reading Rainbow video for, Uncle Jed's Barbershop, and write an original story about living in the...
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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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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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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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Color the Rainbow

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
In this color recognition coloring learning exercise, students color a picture of a rainbow with clouds as well as one without clouds.
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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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Rainbows

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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Colors of the Rainbow

For Teachers K
Students explore primary and secondary colors through the use of colors represented in the rainbow. They read and discuss the book, 'What a Wonderful World,' mix paint colors and paint rainbows, and create scratchboard paintings.
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Rainbow Writing with Dolch Words

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students read and decorate three Dolch sight words. In this literacy instructional activity, students write three Dolch sight words on a paper. They outline the words six times with the color of the rainbow.
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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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Rainbow Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils examine how to use a rainbow picture as a graphic organizer through the use of color-coding. They produce a writing piece using this graphic organizer. They expand their writing from simple paragraphs to multi-paragraph stories.
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Can You Hear a Rainbow?

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about compassion and empathy with Jamee Riggio Heelan's Can You Hear a Rainbow? As kids read about Chris, a boy who is deaf, they discuss the things he likes to do, as well as the ways he communicates with the world.

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