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Light: Dispersion

Grade Levels: 3 - 5
Length: 00:00:23
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When light passes through a prism, the glass slows the light down. Different colors in white light have different wavelengths. Each wavelength is refracted a different amount, causing them to separate into different colors in the process of dispersion.

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