What is color? Princeton chemistry students explain

Monday, May 5, 2014

As part of an entry level chemistry class taught by Professor Garnet Chan, students at Princeton took on the challenge of explaining "What is Color?" to a typical 11-year old. The task was inspired by The Flame Challenge, an education initiative of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.

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Listen to the winning entry, “Colors,” a song by Jordyn Lubkeman, Class of 2016:


The Flame Challenge

Graduate students in the Chan lab created this video as an entry for the nation-wide competition posed by The Flame Challenge. (Undergraduates were not permitted to enter the formal competition.)

What is color? from James McClain on Vimeo.