Make your own spectroscope

What is hidden in a ray of sunlight? Find out by making your own spectroscope! Follow along as Ashley Armstrong demonstrates how to make and use a spectrometer at home. 

You will need:

  • A cereal box
  • CD or DVD
  • Scissors
  • Pen/pencil/marker
  • Duct tape
  • Protractor (or print the provided PDF guide)
  • Ruler

For the most interactive experience, join us in Gather.town on Saturday, July 10, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MDT!


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CD Spectrometer Template 15.39 KB