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Activity: Create a Rainbow Lightshow


This simple science exploration allows you to create a rainbow light show of your own using a glass of water and a small pocket mirror.



drinking glass or mason jar


small mirror

natural light source


Step 1: Fill your glass or jar with water.

Step 2: Place the mirror inside the glass of water with the mirror side facing up.

Step 3: Slowly shift the mirror around until you catch a sunbeam. You’ll know it’s working when you see a rainbow reflected on the wall!