Light and Color Experiments: Physics of Primary & Secondary Colors

Light and Color Experiments: Physics of Primary & Secondary Colors
Light and Color Experiments: Physics of Primary & Secondary Colors
Light and Color Experiments: Physics of Primary & Secondary Colors
Light and Color Experiments: Physics of Primary & Secondary Colors
Light and Color Experiments: Physics of Primary & Secondary Colors
Light and Color Experiments: Physics of Primary & Secondary Colors
Light and Color Experiments: Physics of Primary & Secondary Colors
Light and Color Experiments: Physics of Primary & Secondary Colors
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Product Description

What are the three primary colors of light and why are they different from the three primary colors of pigment? Why do objects appear the color they are? How would they appear different if the light illuminating them wasn't white, but instead a color. the color of an object depend on the light around it?

Questions Answered:

What color does blue object appear in blue light?

What color does blue object appear in white light?

What color does blue object appear in red light?

What color does blue object appear in cyan light?

Topics Addressed:

How our eyes see color

Why objects are the color they are

Learn to use scientific equipment:

Colored filters

Materials Needed

Colored filters and papers (from a scientific supply house), digital camera (on phone, tablet, etc.)

Preparation Time

order materials

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To see companion curricular pieces click here

Answer Key Included

Extensive teacher notes address the many questions that come up. You shouldn’t have to do outside research on this topic unless you want to.

Time Required

30 minutes or longer depending on how much of the written assignment you use.

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Copyright ©Carolyn Balch. All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Photographs and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.

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30 minutes
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