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Cool Science Day: Light & Color Edition

Cool Science Day: Light & Color Edition

Join us for this fascinating Cool Science Day at the Discovery Center to learn more about Light and Color.

Event Series:

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February 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm MST

Admission:

Included in Discovery Center General Admission

Location:

Space Foundation Discovery Center
Cool Science

Event Details:

Light and Color play a MUCH LARGER role in our universe than we pay attention to. Join us for this fascinating Cool Science Day at the Discovery Center to learn more about Light, Color, and their importance in understanding EVERYTHING human beings know about our world and our universe.

Light and Color Activities and Demonstrations

How do you explain light to a child? Light is a kind of energy.

The light that we see is simply the one part of the energy that the Sun makes that our eyes can detect. When light travels between two places (from the Sun to the Earth or from a flashlight to the sidewalk in front of you on a dark night), energy makes a journey between those two points.

How do you explain color to a child?

Color is the aspect of things that is caused by differing qualities of light being reflected or emitted by them. To see color, you have to have light. When light shines on an object some colors bounce off the object and others are absorbed by it. Our eyes only see the colors that are bounced off or reflected.

 

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