Ask Jimmy and the Bug
art by Dean Stanton, text by Ellen Braaf
- What is a rainbow?
[anno: A rainbow is sunlight that has been broken into its separate colors.]
- Why is there no stripe of white in a rainbow?
[anno: There is no stripe of white in a rainbow because white is created when all the colors are blended together. In a rainbow, the colors have been separated.]
- Colored lights have many uses.
Some colored lights are important for public safety. Traffic lights, for instance, use red, yellow, and green lights to direct traffic.
Other colored lights, such as theater lights, are used to create a mood. Think of another example of a colored light. What is the light used for? Write a few sentences about how the light is used, and why lights of different colors are important.
[anno: Answers will vary.]