Updated by Angela Ingram on Nov 09, 2018
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# Curated Lesson Resources - Color Theory

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## The Color Wheel

Description: This is s basic image and explanation of the different colors that make up a color wheel.
Rationale: I chose this page because it it a simple review and the text is age appropriate.

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## Creativity Express: Newton's discovery

Description: This is a video explaining how different colors can have a harmony and that mixing the primary colors together can make secondary colors.
Rationale: I chose this video because the content was interesting and also age appropriate.

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## Demonstration Plate – Color Vision Testing

Description: This is a fun color vision test for kids.
Rationale: I chose this resource to show kids that everyone sees color differently.

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## Color Changing Milk | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Description: This is a demonstration on how color can react together.
Rationale: I chose this because of the interdisciplinary aspects of getting those students interested in science to be more engaged in the properties and reactions of color.

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## 20 Color Theory Facts You Should Know

Description: This is a site dedicated to explaining in depth about color theory.
Rationale: I chose this page because it can help fill in the blanks about color theory that isn't explained with just the basics.

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## Why is Color Important in Art?

Description: This is a site that explains why colors are important in art.
Rationale: I chose this to help demonstrate to students why it's important to know some things about color theory.

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## Color Wheel, Color Circle, & Color Relationships

Description: This is a description of the color wheel and and the relationships of color to each other.
Rationale: I need my students to learn the basics, but also look at these more complex details once the basics are learned.

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## Playrific® -- Child Safe Media!

Description: This is a fun and interactive color mixing game where students can experiment.
Rationale: I chose this so that my students could play, experiment, and learn at the same time - therefore minimizing classroom nervousness.

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## Value - The Elements of Art

Description: This is an article with video explaining how important the element of value is.
Rationale: I chose this for the students that have grasped the concept of hue (colors) and are ready to learn about value - which can add depth to the color wheel.

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## How to Make a Color Wheel

Description: This video is about mixing tempera paints and making a color wheel - a step by step for students to see how to mix and design their color wheel.
Rationale: I chose this to help show students exactly how to mix colors and paint this in the most efficient way possible.