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published by the Ontario Science Center
Use your monitor as a light source to see how pixels on the screen generate colors. You'll use drops of water to magnify the light from the pixels. This activity is from the Ontario Science Center.
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2004 Ontario Science Center
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Keywords: color generation, monitor
Record Creator: Metadata instance created January 13, 2004 by Kyle Whipple
Record Updated: Jun 01, 2005 by Ed Lee
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(Ontario Science Center, Toronto, 2004), WWW Document, (
Get the Drop on Pixels (Ontario Science Center, Toronto, 2004), <>.
APA Format
Get the Drop on Pixels. (2004). Retrieved May 24, 2024, from Ontario Science Center:
Chicago Format
Ontario Science Center. Get the Drop on Pixels. Toronto: Ontario Science Center, 2004. (accessed 24 May 2024).
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Get the Drop on Pixels. Toronto: Ontario Science Center, 2004. 24 May 2024 <>.
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@misc{ Title = {Get the Drop on Pixels}, Publisher = {Ontario Science Center}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {24 May 2024}, Year = {2004} }
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