Color Wheel

Color Wheel Workshop Overview

It is a worth learning hands on activity to elaborate basic properties of light in an impressiveand interesting way. It helps the students to learn about components of light, spectrum formation and give the concept of wavelength and frequency. The activity also shows the relation between various colors and how new colors can be formed by using just primary colors in different ratios.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • The activity focuses on fundamental properties of light.
  • Deciphers the spectrum formation and the concepts of wavelength, time period andfrequency.
  • By making different types of color discs, students will learn about types andformation of colors.


  • Age: 7-12 years
  •  No. of students: 30 (maximum)
  •  Duration: 30 minutes