Light, Shadow and other cool Optics

What is Light?

Hand Shadow Animals

Telling Time with Light and Shade

Breaking Light

 Light appears white when all the colors of the rainbow come together, but there are several ways to make the rainbow visible.

 A Spectroscope is an optical device for  observing a spectrum of light from a given source, like the sun or a light bulb.  In your bag is a blue cardboard template for your own spectroscope. To build it find an old CD or DVD and watch the instructional video below.


Fun with Light!

These activities are all about playing with light and its amazing properties. Let germs disappear and make water turn around images like magic.