Climate Change Investigation 2-1:
If you can borrow two prisms, you might try splitting a beam of light into its different colors, then combining the light again into a single beam—just as Isaac Newton did more than 300 years ago.
• Use the Sun or an electric light bulb for your source of light.
• Put a slit in a sheet of paper to create a single beam of light.
• Align the prism and then the second prism to create your spectrum and then turn the spectrum back into white light.