Tuesday, September 7, 2010

2nd grade - the 12 color wheel

Last year, we learned that PRIMARY colors can be combined equally to make SECONDARY colors.

This year, we added TERTIARY as a vocabulary word.


There is a third layer of colors that is made when you combine a primary color equally with a secondary color that is next to it on the color wheel. Remember, the secondary color already has 2 layers in it, so when you add a primary color to it, you get 3 layers! When completed, a Tertiary color wheel has 12 colors.

In the picture above,

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