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Chapter 28-.1

color spectrum

What causes a person to see color? The frequencies of light that are given off or reflected by an object.
How do we perceive a particular frequency as a particular color? this depends on our eye brain system.
What causes color blindness? defective cones in the retina of the eye.
Who was the first person to explore color in detail? Isaac Newton
What did Isaac Newton do? passed a beam of sunlight through a glass prism
list the colors in the color spectrum red,orange,yellow,green,blue,violet (ROYGBV)
What is white light? combination of all colors.ex:sunlight
Describe how black is related to light? its not a true color, but is the absence of any of the colors of light.
Created by: jcioffi