How to build a spectroscope!

Using a spectroscope you can see that a single color of light is really comprised of a combination of colors, called a spectrum. A spectroscope enables you to see and compare the spectra produced by different light sources.

Making your own spectroscope is easy. Marco and Vivian will take you through the process, step-by-step. If you have the RealAudio player you can listen to Marco and Vivian by clicking on the text below.

  What is a
spectroscope?

Marco and Vivan

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