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The Early Years: Color Investigations

Science and Children—October 2008

The topic of color can be a springboard to diverse topics including colors in nature, how vision works, the function of color vision in animals, and the properties of light. Learning about color addresses part of the National Science Education Content Standards A (Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry and Understanding about scientific inquiry) and B (Properties of objects and materials, and Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism). Plus, color is a fun topic to explore.
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