4. HOW DO WE SEE COLORS? First, light goes from the source (sun, lamp, etc.) to the object. Second, the color we see is reflected and the rest is absorbed by the object.
WHITE When all colors are REFLECTED We see WHITE
BLACK When all colors are ABSORBED We see BLACK
Summary Answer the essential question: How do we perceive color?
Summary Answer the essential question: How do we perceive color? Light from sun reflects off object and we see the color that is reflected. Quick Review Point What is the smallest band of the Electromagnetic spectrum?
HW: How We See Light 1. House Plant What color(s) go in? What color (s) go out?
Review When white light hits an object, all the colors are absorbed except for the color of that object. Example: Blue – All colors absorbed except blue, which is reflected to eye. White – No colors are absorbed. All colors are reflected to eye. (white light) Black – All colors are absorbed. No colors are reflected to eye.
Activity Instructions For this activity, you will be given a colored balloon. You will see objects of various colors on the screen. If the color you have is absorbed by the object, you need to cover the balloon with your body. DON’T POP IT!! If the color you have is reflected by the object, you need to reflect the balloon into the air above you.
Confused? It’s okay…let’s give it a shot. All colors are absorbed except…
Let’s get started… Pay close attention to the MAIN color