The color of the light

German Carro Fernandez
Elio Sancristobal
Manuel Castro
Age range: 
10-12, 12-14
Language: 
English
Level of difficulty: 
Easy
Level of interaction: 
High
Average learning time: 
1 didactic hour
Access rights: 
Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)
Description: 

With this ILS you can to learn about the vision and perception of colors:

  • Colors on the nature.
  • Digital or RGB colors on technology.
  • Color perception.

Metodology of use:

  • This ILS is designed to be use by teacers on classroom with the colaboration of students by groups.
  • Age: 10-14 years old.
  • You can use "The color of the light" laboratory as tool: Use the three sliders (red, green and blue) to select your color combination. Then send the new values to the RGB led and compare the real result with the virtual color square below the sliders.
Subject domain: 
Inquiry Learning Phases: 
Orientation (Orientation)
Apps in use: 

A simple note taking app for the students. This app automatically saves the notes for each student separately.Read more

Category: 
General apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget
Conceptualisation (Conceptualisation)
Investigation (Investigation)
Labs in use: 

You will see that there is a difference between reality and theory.

  • Use this difference to investigate and find out what is the reason
  • ...Read more
Lab owner: 
German Carro Fernandez
Language: 
English
Age range: 
6-8, 8-10, 10-12, 12-14, 14-16, 16-18
Apps in use: 

A simple note taking app for the students. This app automatically saves the notes for each student separately.Read more

Category: 
General apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget
Conclusion (Conclusion)
Apps in use: 

In the conclusion tool the learners can check whether the results of experiments in the form of data graphs and/or observations support their hypotheses from the hypothesis scratchpad or are relevant for the questions posed in the question...Read more

Category: 
Go-Lab inquiry apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget
Discussion (Discussion)
Apps in use: 

A simple note taking app for the students. This app automatically saves the notes for each student separately.Read more

Category: 
General apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget

The Reflection Tool gives feedback to students about their use of an Inquiry learning Space (ILS). The tool displays the percentage of time a student has spent in the various inquiry phases compared to a percentage norm set by the teacher (see...Read more

Category: 
Go-Lab inquiry apps, Learning analytics apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget
Educational objective: 

Show to students how light and colors work on real life and how are they preceived.

Scenario: 

ILS name: ILS The color of the light

Author: German Carro Fernandez

Institution: UNED (DIEEC Department).

Laboratory: "The Color of the light" Led RGB laboratory

This ILS lets use a virtual and a real laboratory to Investigation phase.

Students' prior knowledge: 
Basic knowledge about light and colors
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