Brightness & Color of Light

FQ: How can you explain the colors of white light?


  • "white light" is made up of all the colors of light mixed together
  • When "white light" passes through a prism, it can be separated into different colors
  • Colors are" red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet
  • "Rainbow"
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  • Brightness of light is how much light is seen
  • The closer the source of light, greater the brightness
  • The greater the distance from the source of light, lesser the brightness

Fun Links About Light

Summary of the Spectrum of Light

What is the Electromagnetic Spectrum??

Light and Color


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