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Rainbow Colours

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Explore what colour is and how it is found in the natural world.  Students will join in a  workshop where they create rainbows and investigate colours through rock and mineral samples before thinking about why animals are different colours.  The workshop will then move to our Living Planet and Natural Northumbria Galleries for further exploration of animals’ use of colour for display, warning and camouflage in different habitats, using our interactive ‘Habitat Bags’.



Available on Mondays and Thursdays

Relevant subjects Type of activity Suitable audiences
  • Biology
  • Geography
  • Physics
  • Events on Campus
  • Y 3
  • Y 4