Supply List

Adding Colors 

Three flashlights

Red, blue, and green cellophane

Tape

Scissors

 

Bending Light

Pencil

Clear tall drinking glass

Water

 

Making A Color Viewing Box

3 shoeboxes with a large rectangular hole cut into the lid

Bright flashlight

Red, blue, and green cellophane

White index cards

Red, blue, and green crayons

Scissors

Tape

 

Making a Rainbow

Prisms: quartz, acrylic

Light ray box

Transmission diffraction grating slides

Spectroscope

 

Seeing in Three Dimensions

Cardstock

Red and green cellophane

Tape

Scissors

Three-dimensional red-green picture

 

What Makes A Sunset?

Beaker or clear, colorless drinking glass

Water

Milk or non-dairy powdered coffee creamer

Spoon

Flashlight

Supply List

Games With Four Mirrors

4 plane mirrors

Round stickers

 

Making a Kaleidoscope

Mylar with reflective coating

Cardboard

Tracing paper

Plastic film

Cellophane tape

Double-sided cellophane tape

Sequins

 

Making a Periscope

Empty foil or plastic wrap container

Two acrylic mirrors

Ruler

Exacto knife

 

Mirrors

2 plane mirrors

 

Slinky Waves

1 long length of thin rope (6-8 feet)

1 Slinky®