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The sun's rays hit the Earth's atmosphere, where the light is scattered by nitrogen and oxygen molecules in the air. The blue wavelength of this light is affected more than the red and green wavelengths, causing the surrounding air to appear blue.

Blue Sky: Waves & Light Science Activity | Exploratorium Teacher ...

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When sunlight travels through the atmosphere, blue light scatters more than the ... The scattered light makes the sky blue; the transmitted light ultimately makes ...

Glue-Stick Sunset: Color, Light & Polarization ... - Exploratorium

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Model the scattering of light by the atmosphere—which makes our sky appear blue and our sunsets red—by shining a flashlight through clear hot-glue sticks.

Why is the sky blue?

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Apr 4, 1999 ... Thank goodness everyone asks why is the sky blue and no one asks the much harder question of why is the sky bright. The Short Answer.

How do I do a "why is the sky blue" science project? | Reference.com

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A science project that explains the blue color of the sky at certain times of the day can be done by projecting a beam of light from a flashlight ... exploratorium.edu.

Why is the Sky Blue? K-12 Experiments and Background Information

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Why is the Sky Blue: Experiment and Demonstration - Exploratorium [View Experiment]; Blue Sky ... Blue Sky - Red Sunset - Science Is Fun [View Experiment]

Science Fair Projects - Exploratorium: Science Snacks: Glue Stick ...

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The scattering of light by the atmosphere, which creates the blue sky and red sunsets, can be modeled when light from a flashlight shines through clear glue ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Exploratorium Why Is the Sky Blue&v=Eo1WoKfJfkA
Nov 21, 2010 ... My Full Sail Fundamentals of Physics Podcast Experiment: Blue Sky - Red Sunset taken from: ...

Light and color | Exploratorium | Khan Academy

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Sometimes we see red, sometimes blue, and sometimes it appears as though we ... sunlit clouds in the sky (but never the sun), even your friend's colored shirt to ...

The Color of Nature: An Exploratorium Book - Pat Murphy, Paul ...

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Why is the sky blue and the grass green? What are the colorful secrets of the enigmatic aurora borealis or the ethereal shimmer of a soap bubble? From San ...