PhET Interactive Simulations
University of Colorado Boulder
- Monochromatic Light
- White Light
Make a whole rainbow by mixing red, green, and blue light. Change the wavelength of a monochromatic beam or filter white light. View the light as a solid beam, or see the individual photons.
Sample Learning Goals
- Determine what color the person sees for various combinations of red, green, and blue light.
- Describe the color of light that is able to pass through different colored filters.