Palo Alto Junior Museum
February 2, 2005
The spectrum of color.
Project a Spectrum, Use an overhead projector to project a spectrum of light onto a screen.
Use the projected spectrum to explore the workings of colored filters.
Look at colored images through red and green filters.
Play with light reflected from a compact disk.
Introduction to compact disks and diffraction.
Examine light with a spectrometer made from a compact disk.
Colored Shadows, look at shadows made by red green and blue lamps.
Image making with a mirror.
Find images using a large mirror.
More color activities can be found at: Color of Nature
Scientific Explorations with Paul Doherty
2 February 2005