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Using a spectroscope you can see that a single color of light is really comprised of a combination of colors, called a spectrum. Making your own spectroscope is easy, and this activity takes you through the process, step by step. Try it out and see the rainbows all around you! This item is part of a larger collection of resources for teachers and learners sponsored by the Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

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Language:

English

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