Rainbow Spinner - Science

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Aimed at primary level, this activity links to the topic of light and how the rainbow colours can be brought together to produce white light.

Children make spinners and colour them in the colours of the rainbow. They then investigate how we see them when they spin. By spinning the disc quickly, the eye sees all the colours together (persistence of vision) and so the disc appears white.

This resource has been produced by Discover Science & Engineering for Science Foundation Ireland.

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