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Primary Subtractive Colors

Resource ID#: 52995

Primary Type: Tutorial

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The user will learn the three primary subtractive colors in the visible spectrum, explore the resulting colors when two subtractive colors interact with each other and explore the formation of black color.

General Information

Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 7
Intended Audience: Educators , Students
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Computers for Students, Internet Connection, Java Plugin
Instructional Time: 5 Minute(s)
Resource supports reading in content area: Yes
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: subtractive colors, black color, visible spectrum, light
Instructional Component Type(s): Tutorial Virtual Manipulative Teaching Idea
Instructional Design Framework(s): Demonstration
Resource Collection: Games and Simulations

Aligned Standards

Name Description
LAFS.68.RST.2.4: Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics.
SC.7.P.10.1: Illustrate that the sun's energy arrives as radiation with a wide range of wavelengths, including infrared, visible, and ultraviolet, and that white light is made up of a spectrum of many different colors.