The Color Thesaurus, what a chart! Imagine creating this kind of chart by asking kids to determine what "colour" is a word. (We could them ask them to write a poem or a story and use that chart to see what colour it is.
Match to futuristic/space Traveller ooh. this would be a super fun project. color-match spectrum of a favorite photo. even more so if the spectrum was also collaged from photos, not just color matched on illustrator.