Rainbow Science: Discover How Rainbows Are Made, with 23 Fun Experiments & Colorful Activities! (Hardcover)

Rainbow Science: Discover How Rainbows Are Made, with 23 Fun Experiments & Colorful Activities! By Artemis Roehrig, Sarah Walsh (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Artemis Roehrig, Sarah Walsh (Illustrator)
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This colorful book explores the fascinating science of rainbows and includes a pair of fun prism glasses so kids can see rainbows right before their eyes!

I spy a rainbow! But where do rainbows come from? How are they made? Rainbow Science celebrates everything rainbow, from the science of sunlight to the prism in raindrops to how our eyes see all the colors that make up a rainbow, in this colorful activity book. Kids can be a rainbow scientist and learn how to search for rainbows, make their own rainbows with a hose, spin homemade color wheels, blow multicolored bubbles, make a kaleidoscope, and more. Simple materials lists and straightforward, age-appropriate experiment steps are accompanied by scientific explanations for each activity. Engaging illustrations give easy-to-understand explanations about rainbow science and the math and physics of light refraction. Tucked into the pocket on the inside front cover is a fun pair of wearable glasses so kids can see rainbows right before their eyes. This book is a celebration of rainbows for kids who love science experiments, weather, and hands-on activities!

About the Author

Artemis Roehrig is a children’s book coauthor and wrote the text for Super, Strong Tattoo Sharks, Roaring, Rumbling Tattoo DinosaursCreepy, Crawly Tattoo Bugs, and Fluttery, Friendly Tattoo Butterflies and Other Insects. She grew up in western Massachusetts and spent summers on Cape Cod, where she worked at the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. After graduating from Skidmore College, she received her master’s degree from the Organismic and Evolutionary Biology program at the University of Massachusetts. She continues to research invasive insects in the Elkinton Lab.

Sarah Walsh is an artist and illustrator with over 20 years of experience illustrating children’s books. Clients for her bright and quirky art style have included The Washington Post, PBS, The British Museum, Crate & Barrel, Hallmark, and more. She earned her BFA in Graphic Design in upstate New York and now resides in Kansas City with her partner, son, and dog. She can be found at sarahwalshmakesthings.com.

Praise For…

“What child could resist this invitation to become a rainbow scientist? With engaging, kid-friendly text, Roehrig presents the how and why of rainbows and empowers readers to discover and create their own. A sprinkling of water, a bit of light, the right time and place—and, presto, endless hours of rainbow fun!  I can't wait to have this book for my own classroom.”—Susan Edwards Richmond, author of Busy Little Hands: Science Play!
Product Details
ISBN: 9781635866179
ISBN-10: 1635866170
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication Date: March 19th, 2024
Pages: 48
Language: English