Absorb Physics by David Fairhurst

Newton's wheel

Added by David Fairhurst on Feb 6, 2008

An interactive animation demonstrating Newton's wheel, consisting of a rotating disc with seven coloured segments on it. Click on the animation to make the wheel spin faster. As the wheel spins faster, the colours blur and combine to form white.

This resource is from the unit Colours of Light which is part of Absorb Physics.

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