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Rainbow Science for Kids: Homemade Spectroscope

Rainbow Science for Kids: Homemade Spectroscope
Make a homemade spectroscope with a few simple materials and explore the spectrum of different light sources. You’ll see all kinds of rainbows! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board! Light experiments are always fun, especially when they involve rainbows! In this science activity kids will make their own spectroscope- an instrument used to split light into different wavelengths, which we see as different colors of the rainbow. (This post contains affiliate links.) Be sure to check out our other light experiments for kids: Exploring Prisms Rainbow Reflections Exploring Reflections in Mirrors Materials for Homemade Spectroscope Empty paper towel rollCraft knife and/or scissorsBlank or old CDPencilSmall piece of cardboard or cardstockTapePaint (optional) Making a Homemade Spectroscope 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Using the Homemade Spectroscope Start by taking your spectroscope outside. Now try your spectroscope with other light sources like fluorescent light, neon light and candle light.

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Optics For Kids - The Optical Society: Exploring the Science of Light Light coming from the sun is made up of a large range of wavelengths. It contains light from the ultraviolet, visible, and infrared regions Required Materials Optics For Kids - The Optical Society: Exploring the Science of Light Make a lens and see how your eye manipulates the light that enters it. Required Materials Utility or Exacto knife Clear cylindrical drinking glass Water Scotch tape A piece of colored plastic Flashlight Shoebox or similar box, no top needed Activity Directions Carefully cut 2 vertical slits in one end of the box, you may want an adult to help you.