Chapter 5 - Split light in a rainbow is called a spectrum...

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Split light in a rainbow is called a spectrum. has red, orange, yellow, green, blue ad violet. Red, green, and blue light and primary colors of vision, because they are the colors directly detected by cells in your eyes. Light can interact with matter in four basic ways: Emission: Light emits visible light; energy of the light comes from the electrical potential energy supplied to the light bulb. Absorption: When you place you hand on the light bulb and your hand absorbs the heat, absorb energy to your hands Transmission: some forms of matter, such as glass or air, transmit light. or Allow light to pass through Reflection/scattering: Light can bounce off matter, leading to what we call reflection or scattering. Is light a wave or a particle? A particle is a think, while a wave is a pattern revealed by its interaction with particles. Their wavelength is the distance from one peak to the next. Frequency is the number of peaks passing by any point each second.
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