This Is Not a Rainbow

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 this phenomenon and discuss their feelings on the matter.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Gather materials to create a rainbow within the class
  • Research the scientific aspects of rainbows and the number of occurrences in students' local environments over the past decade
Classroom Considerations

  • Ensure each learner understands this concept and assist those who may be hearing or visually impaired during the activities

  • The resource is filled with humor and provides a witty lesson to engage all learners within the class
  • Segment is short enough to integrate into an existing lesson plan or use if time is minimal

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