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published by the NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project
This is a NASA-created lesson plan on the primary colors of light (red, green, and blue), developed for use in grades 4-8. It introduces children to the basics of the primary additive colors through a hands-on experiment with flashlights and colored filters.  

This item is part of a larger module on the topic of light by NASA's Imagers project.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electromagnetic Radiation
= Electromagnetic Spectrum
Optics
- Color
= Synthesis and Analysis of Color
- Middle School
- Elementary School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
= Problem/Problem Set
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- Learners
- text/html
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Keywords:
NASA activity, RGB colors, additive colors, color addition, lesson plan, primary colors, spectrum
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Metadata instance created July 10, 2009 by Caroline Hall
Record Updated:
March 6, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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January 20, 2008
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(NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project, Cleveland, 2007), WWW Document, (http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/teachersite/UL1.htm).
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NASA IMAGERS: The Primary Colors of Light, (NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project, Cleveland, 2007), <http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/teachersite/UL1.htm>.
APA Format
NASA IMAGERS: The Primary Colors of Light. (2008, January 20). Retrieved October 25, 2014, from NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project: http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/teachersite/UL1.htm
Chicago Format
NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project. NASA IMAGERS: The Primary Colors of Light. Cleveland: NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project, January 20, 2008. http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/teachersite/UL1.htm (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
NASA IMAGERS: The Primary Colors of Light. Cleveland: NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project, 2007. 20 Jan. 2008. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/teachersite/UL1.htm>.
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@misc{ Title = {NASA IMAGERS: The Primary Colors of Light}, Publisher = {NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {25 October 2014}, Month = {January 20, 2008}, Year = {2007} }
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