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Spectrum of colours

We were able to investigate white light, testing the theory of Isaac Newton.  

We found out that white light is a mixture of many different colours, each with a different frequency. White light can be split up into a spectrum of these colours using a prism. 

Light is refracted when it enters the prism, and each colour is refracted by a different amount. This means that the light leaving the prism is spread out into its different colours, a process called dispersion.

We also created a colour wheel to create white light.

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