Exploring the Science of Light: 35 Illuminating Experiments and Colorful Projects for Kids by the Exploratorium
Have you ever looked at the sky and wondered why it’s blue? Or watched shadows shrink and grow over the course of a day? If so, this collection of awesome activities on the physics of light is for you.
Light is everywhere and does so many things—it makes the world we live in more colorful, helps grow the food we eat, and lets us see what goes on around us. Explore the visible spectrum with activities like DIY Rainbows, Colored Shadows, Pinhole Camera, Lightpainting, and more.
For explorers ages 8–12
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