Have you ever wondered how and why a rainbow forms? Well, this is your lucky day, because I'm about to tell you. I'm sure you have already observed that rainbow form after it rains, or when water is sprayed into the air on a sunny day. What do both of these observations have in common? They both include tiny droplets of water being in the air, with the sun shining on them. 

I have recently learned that light has these different colors in it: Red, orange, yellow, green, indigo, blue, and violet. The colors of a rainbow. All of these colors mixed together creates white light. When there is water in the air, like the water from a hose, or mist after a rainfall, the tiny water droplets separate the white light, showing the rainbow. That's how a rainbow forms. 

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