WONDER #2496: What Are Prisms?
Question 1 of 3
This Wonder was mostly about...
- how rainbows form after a rainstorm.
- which colors of light move the fastest through a prism or droplet of rain.
- prisms, which Sir Isaac Newton used to learn about the spectrum of light.
- why people used to think prisms distorted light.
Question 2 of 3
Sir Isaac Newton used a _________________ prism in his experiment.
Question 3 of 3
What is it called when white light is split into the spectrum of colors that make it up?
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