Peru- Rainbow Mountain

PERU: Rainbow Mountain, or Vinicunca in Quechua, has a unique composition–14 different, colorful minerals–that makes the mountain range appear like the inside of a jawbreaker. While the class used the amazing, paint-pouring video below to make a model of the mountain–crazy fun but really messy!–one student painted the middle image on a canvas (above). Wow! For more information on Rainbow Mountain, visit this link. Here are a few more interesting facts: