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This site from the Exploratorium provides instructions to make a spectroscope from a shoebox and a diffraction grating. Such a spectroscope is used to show that a white light is really made up of the combination of colors called a spectrum. The site contains photographs and step-by-step instructions to easily build the instrument.

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    Education Levels:

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

    Keywords:

    Informal Education,Middle School,NSDL,Color,Physics,spectra,Diffraction,spectrum,prism,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003055615582T,Optics,Engineering

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    English

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