We found 49 resources with the concept light spectrum
How Rainbows FormLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Somewhere over the rainbow ... the sky appears to be darker than below it? Why is that? A video from an interesting physics playlist illustrates the interaction between the visible spectrum and droplets of rain. It also doubles the...
Seeing the Smallest Thing in the UniverseLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How do we see what we can't see? An episode of a comprehensive physics playlist shows images of the smallest particles current technology can record. The instructor discusses current and past research on the makeup of subatomic particles.
Does This Look White to You?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the difference between the two color wheels. The focus of the installment of a larger physics playlist is to explain the difference between mixing colored paints and colored lights. Viewers find that the components of their eyes...
The Chemistry of FireworksLesson Planet
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Experiment with chemical compounds to produce the colors in fireworks! The lesson instructor demonstrates how adding high temperatures to specific compounds creates a colorful reaction—the same one people use to create fireworks. This is...
What's the Frequency, Roy G. Biv?Lesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
While all light travels at the same speed, each color in the visible light spectrum contains a different wavelength and frequency. Scholars determine the relationship between frequency and wavelength as they complete the activity. They...
Why is the Sun Yellow and the Sky Blue?Lesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Air is clear, so why do we see the sky as blue? The video explains the way light waves travel through the air and the result of our perceptions. It uses simple diagrams and illustrations to reinforce the variety of colors present versus...
The Origin of Quantum Mechanics (feat. Neil Turok)Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th
How do you get the most light out of a light bulb? That's the task Max Planck took on, and it turned out to be rather...enlightening! The illustrated video introduces physics scholars to Planck's plight, which ultimately changed our...
There is No Pink LightLesson Planet
1 min 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Barbie, pink flowers, Pink Panther, pink pigs, pink clothes, and pink flamingos all have one thing in common — they really aren't pink because there is no such thing as pink light. So, what is the color we call pink? The short video...
Investigation of the Components of White Light Using a Triangular PrismLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When many colors of pigments are combined, they create new colors, yet when many colors of light are combined, they create white light. The final lesson in an 11-part unit encourages scholars to show the components of white light by...