Experiments with Light and Color

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Overview

For young readers who want to learn about the world in a practical way, Cool Science is perfect. They can discover scientific principles for themselves by carrying out step-by-step activities. Budding scientists learn how to conduct fair tests and record and assess their results.

Key Features

Easy-to-follow experiments in a simple step-by-step format

Dynamic photos and illustrations aid comprehension

Troubleshooting and safety tips

"What You Will Need" boxes

Glossary of key scientific terms and index

This book provides young scientists with the ideal introduction to the power and versatility of light. The experiments cover white light, the colors of the spectrum from which it is formed, and how it changes direction when passing from one medium to another. The exercises include building a simple telescope and a pinhole camera.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433934537
  • Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Cool Science Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Two-way Mirror 8

Make a Rainbow 10

Fishbowl Lens 12

Disappearing Trick 14

Make a Telescope 16

Trapped Beam 18

Pinhole Camera 20

Spectrometer 22

Making Moir? Patterns 24

Sunset in a Glass 26

Separating Colors 28

Glossary 30

Further Information 31

Index 32

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