Virtual Junior Curators: Colors
February 2021's theme was Colors!
Photo by Yingchih on Unsplash.
Discover how colors form, what causes the colorful lights of the aurora, and how scientists
use color to understand the world around us!
At Home Activities:
The links are all PDF documents.
Create a Color Wheel: Explore how to mix colors by making a color wheel with play dough.
Paper Chromatography: Discover how scientists use color to study materials.
Aurora Bracelet: Make a bracelet to remind you of the colors of the aurora.
Left to Right: Aurora Chalk Art, Color Wheel, and Chromatography Examples.
Photos courtesy of Gail Priday.
Watch a how-to video: Aurora Chalk Art
For activities designed for kids ages 5 and under, go to our Virtual Early Explorers page.
For activities designed for the whole family, go to our Virtual Family Days page.