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Science color experiments include creating a spectroscope, color-changing Powerade and colorful coins. To change the color of nickels and dimes from silver to bluish-green, cover them with a vinegar-soaked paper towel for 24 hours.


Light's color is determined by the wavelength of the light energy striking the eye. The eye contains three kinds of cells that are specialized for picking up only certain wavelengths of light. When this information is relayed to the brain, the wavelength is interpreted ...


White light is made up of all the colors of light. Sunlight contains all the colors of light in a continuous spectrum. A prism may separate the colors and produce a rainbow.


Of the visible light spectrum, violet waves have the most energy. The visible violet light's wavelength measures at 400 nanometers.


Black absorbs the most light. The color of an object is determined by the wavelengths of visible light it reflects. Black objects do not reflect light, absorbing all wavelengths.


The "bending light" experiment demonstrates how the course of light is altered or refracted when it passes through different mediums, such as glass or water. The experiment can be set up in 5 minutes or less and requires a small box and a glass of water.


A neon light that is entirely filled with neon gas emits a brilliant red-orange hue. The various colors produced by other neon lights are due to a mixture of other chemical elements, such as argon, helium, krypton, xenon and mercury.