flash animation

Spectrum Analogies

The student is asked to compare various spectra to emission/absorption/continuous spectra of light (screw sizes in a hardware store, radio station choices, number line missing the Fibonacci sequence, violin notes played in a glissando, piano keys played in sequence, or a slide whistler with the hiccups).

keywords: spectrum, absorption, emission, continuous, screw, radio, Fibonacci sequence, violin, piano, slide whistle

swf file: ca_light_spectrumanalogies.swf