Presentation on theme: "Sir Isaac Newton was the first scientist to understand that white light (from the sun)… …is a combination of all the colors of the rainbow and every shade."— Presentation transcript:
Sir Isaac Newton was the first scientist to understand that white light (from the sun)… …is a combination of all the colors of the rainbow and every shade in between.
Color comes from light. Prisms can separate regular white light into all the colors inside the light.
http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/whos_who_level1/newton.html# Newton made discoveries about light. He also learned about gravity, motion, and math. Click on the Web address below to hear a short biography of one of the greatest scientists ever.
The band or colors seen in a rainbow is called a spectrum. Question 2
There are letters that will help you remember the order of the colors. R O Y G B I V Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet
When colors are mixed they change to form new colors. Look what happens when blue and red are blended together. They form the color purple.
Artists know that some colors can change the way you feel. You can feel cool or warm when you look at them. Blues, greens, and purples are called cool colors. Reds, oranges and yellows are called warm colors.
Vincent Van Gogh was a great artist. He painted a picture called Starry Night with many swirls of blue, greens, and purples. http://www.vangoghgallery.com/ He also painted Sunflowers with oranges and yellows. http://www.grammieleo.com/vangogh.shtml
Starry Night with many swirls of blue, greens, and purples shows cool colors. http://www.vangoghgallery.com/
Sunflowers with oranges and yellows show warm colors. http://www.grammieleo.com/vangogh.shtml
Light and color change what we see each day. Look at all of the products that depend on light. glassescontactsTVmovies camerasbinocularssatellitestelescopes CD playersscannerslasersphotocopier