Color Your World with Changes --- the Camouflage Game
Seventh graders, after predicting dominant colors foud in their habitat or garden, visit heir area on a monthly basis. They search for colored toothpicks, then graph the results, determining the dominant color for the month.
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Color Vision Genetics Evolution Simulation
At one point, all mammals carried only two color receptors, but now most humans carry three. An informative presentation and hands-on activity demonstrate how this evolved through genetics. By participating in the activity, pupils...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Graphics: Calculating Color
This isn't your normal color wheel. In the instructional activity, future computer scientists learn about additive and subtractive colors and their uses. They learn how hexadecimal and binary numbers are used to describe colors.
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Nature's Mood Rings: How Chameleons Really Change Color
Demonstrate how our understanding of chameleons trying to blend in was wrong. An education video explains how scientists now know that chameleons manipulate tiny salt crystals in their skin to change colors.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Climate Change: Earth's Giant Game of Tetris
In this colorful animation, our current problem with climate change is likened to a block-stacking game of Tetris. Greenhouse gases are increasing in the atmosphere at an increasing rate. Can we place them properly before it's too late?...
3 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Mondrian - Primary/Secondary Color Study
Utilizing computer software, learners demonstrate the color spectrum. They investigate the life of the artist Piet Mondrian and define his style of artwork. Then they use Photoshop to recreate some of his designs while discovering the...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts