Color Vision

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  • Photons
  • Monochromatic Light
  • White Light
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Topics

  • Photons
  • Monochromatic Light
  • White Light
  • Rainbows

Description

Make a whole rainbow by mixing red, green, and blue light. Change the wavelength of a monochromatic beam or filter white light. View the light as a solid beam, or see the individual photons.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Determine what color the person sees for various combinations of red, green, and blue light.
  • Describe the color of light that is able to pass through different colored filters.
Version 1.1.20

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Visualization and Visual Illusions SIM Homework A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Kathy Perkins, Carl Wieman UG-Intro HW Physics
Investigation of a Solution’s Color (Qualitative and Quantitative) - Guided Inquiry Activity A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Ted Clark, Julia Chamberlain UG-Intro Guided Chemistry
PhET Sims Aligned to the Chemistry Curriculum This contribution was designed by PhET. Julia Chamberlain HS
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Other Chemistry
Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS Other Chemistry
Physics
Biology
Earth Science
How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS Other Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Color Vision Simulation Homework This contribution was designed by PhET. Kathy Perkins, Carl Wieman UG-Intro
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Mapping of PhET and IBDP Physics Jaya Ramchandani HS Other Physics
MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer MS
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Physics
Seeing In Color Simulation Bobby Fallarino K-5 Lab
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Color My World Virtual Lab Jim Hewitt MS Guided Physics
Interactive Light and Color Lab Ryan Aman K-5
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Physics
Color Vision SK Gupta, Chaithra Navada MS Lab Physics
Color Vision Roxanna Fees HS
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Physics
PHET Digtial Wave Lab Martin Hofkamp K-5
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Physics
Color Simulation Monica Arismendez K-5 Guided
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Other
Color Vision Lab! Jamie Schoenberger MS Lab
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Physics
Color Vision pHet Lab Zach Yindra MS Lab
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Biology
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Color Vision Sim Lab Sam Steele MS Guided
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HW
Physics
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Pixel Peeping Dean Baird, Paul G. Hewitt HS
UG-Intro
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Seeing Colors Charina Genosolango and Cyrelle Jay Cordero UG-Intro
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Preguntas de razonamiento para todas las simulaciones HTML5 A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López MS
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Discuss
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Color Vision (Hindi) SK Gupta, Chaithra Navada, Vaibhav Gupta MS Lab Physics
VISIONE DEI COLORI Natasha Samousenko MS
HS
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Physics
Visão Humana (Atividades) nos OA's do PhET Artur Araújo Cavalcante e Gilvandenys Leite Sales MS
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Luz e Cor no "Color Vision (HTML5)" Artur Araújo Cavalcante e Gilvandenys Leite Sales Other
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EXPERIMENTOS DE NEWTON OPTICA FRANCISCO CRUZ CANTU HS Guided
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VISIÓN DE LUZ Marcela Lozano Conde MS HW Earth Science

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  • Kathy Perkins (lead)
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  • Ron LeMaster (developer)
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  • Danielle Harlow
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  • Carl Wieman
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