Colorful Learning

It truly is a wonderful, colorful world we live in. I often ask myself what the world would be like without color and the thought just makes me sad. However, it does make me appreciate colors even more and that gives me a lot of ideas for new things to write about.

School folder colors

The Colors of School Subjects: What Color Is Math, English, Social Studies, and Science?

Recently, the topic of “school subject colors” has become a heated debate. Everyone seems to have strong opinions about which colors are associated with which school subjects, even if they graduated school a long time ago. Specifically, the four core classes (math, English, social studies, and science) are the ones that are the most talked …

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The Glowing History of Neon Colors

Neon colors, often called fluorescent colors, are impossible to miss. Commonly seen in signs, nail polish, and clothes from the ’80s, these vibrant colors have gone through many trends in history. Yet, they’ve only been around for the past century, and they’re certainly not the kind of colors you would find in nature. So, their …

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The History of the Color Turquoise: Which Came First, The Stone or the Color?

Is it teal? No, perhaps it’s aqua. Maybe it’s blue-green. The argument may lean more toward green and then back toward blue. Actually, it’s likely the ubiquitous turquoise. Turquoise is a very versatile hybrid blue/green color that is flattering on almost every skin tone and hair color. It’s a cool color for blondes, yet it …

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