Color Vision

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  • Photons
  • Rainbows
  • Monochromatic Light
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Topics

  • Photons
  • Rainbows
  • Monochromatic Light
  • White Light

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.
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Teacher-Submitted Activities

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
RGB Color A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Doug Spicher MS Lab Physics
PhET Sims Aligned to the Chemistry Curriculum This contribution was designed by PhET. Julia Chamberlain HS
UG-Intro
Other Chemistry
Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS Other Biology
Earth Science
Chemistry
Physics
How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS Other Biology
Earth Science
Chemistry
Physics
Color Vision Simulation Homework This contribution was designed by PhET. Kathy Perkins, Carl Wieman UG-Intro
HS
HW Physics
Mapping of PhET and IBDP Physics Jaya Ramchandani HS Other Physics
MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer MS
HS
Other Biology
Physics
Chemistry
Interactive Light and Color Lab Ryan Aman K-5
MS
Lab
Guided
Physics
Color Vision Sim Lab Sam Steele MS Lab
HW
Guided
Physics
Other
Pixel Peeping Dean Baird, Paul G. Hewitt UG-Intro
HS
Lab Physics
Color Vision Hana Nudelman K-5 Lab
Colors of Light Victoria Smith K-5 Lab
Color Vision (or Seeing Colors) David Moutoux HS Lab
Introduction to Light & Color Kim Dallas HS Lab Physics
Chemistry

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  • Chris Malley (developer)
  • Kathy Perkins
  • Carl Wieman
  • Interviewer: Wendy Adams
  • Interviewer: Danielle Harlow