Color Wheel

Purpose

Demonstrate additive color mixing of lights.◙

Equipment

Color wheel with fast rotator and goose neck lamp with 100 watt bulb.◙

Setup Time

5 min..

Images

n3-06

Description

When the color wheel is illuminated by good white light and spun on a fast rotator it appears white (well, almost white).

References

Instructions and Information Sheet: Newton's Color Disk, 65601, Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories, Tonawanda, NY.