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How to Build a Spectroscope

This activity will take you through the process of making your own spectroscope step by step. Using a spectroscope, you can see that a single color of light is really comprised of a combination of colors, called a spectrum. A
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This activity will take you through the process of making your own spectroscope step-by-step. Using a spectroscope, you can see that a single color of light is really comprised of a combination of colors, called a spectrum. A spectroscope enables you to see and compare the spectra produced by different light sources.

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