Sunday, April 3, 2011

April 3rd!!!!!!!!!!!

Today is Find A Rainbow Day!



Rainbows are made up of seven primary colors; these colors include red, yellow, orange, green, blue, indigo, and violet. In a rainbow, raindrops that are in the air act like little tine prisms, light enters the raindrops, reflects off of the side of the drop and exits. The angle between the ray of lights the is coming in and the ray coming out of the rain droplets is 42 degrees for red and 40 degrees for violets, and because of these angles the other colors are formed as well, and these drops and angles are way when the image reaches out eye we see the rainbow forming a circular rim in the sky. If you are lucky then you might even see a double rainbow.

Rainbows are often used to symbolize many different things, such as peace and happiness. Each individual color in the rainbow even has its own meaning, and they are reference often for their meanings. Rainbows are commonly used in conjunction with children’s shows, like Reading Rainbow, and Dora the Explorer. The colors of the rainbow are bright and colorful that they easily attract young children to them. These bright colors help catch children’s attention, and promote feelings of happiness, and laughter.

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