A Creative and Tasty Way to Teach Colors and Other Things Part 3

The Later Years

Color Science Projects - Rainbow

Your student has the understandings, facts and figures in Part 1 and Part 2 down. They are most likely in the high school range. In this lesson we can expand a little on the chemistry part of baking. We can also add in some anatomy/physiology study, color theory in both science and aesthetics, and don’t forget to eat your cupcakes.

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A Creative and Tasty Way to Teach Colors and Other Things Part 2

Middle Years

Process and Alterations:

Use the same lesson as Part 1 but this is with some expansions and alterations:

We will be involving a little bit of physics, math, and chemistry as well as learning the colors. So you can follow the steps in Part 1 similarly to get your student to experiment and discover how color works. Ideally you want to have them create a color wheel or some organized chart to display their findings before even knowing a color wheel exists. But here are some more alterations you can make to the lesson:

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A Creative and Tasty Way to Teach Colors and Other Things Part 1

CupcakesMy wife and I like to bake. I am more breads, pizza doughs, souffles and cookies. She is all about cake: 3 tiered cakes, cake pops, cupcakes (Cupcake Wars is a favorite show of hers), and muffins which is our justification for eating cake for breakfast. Not too long ago, she was making some form of cake for an event. Our daughter is learning her colors. I put the two together to come up with an amazing lesson. Not just for colors but for physics, chemistry, math, and the culinary arts.

Here is what I came up with:

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