How are colors
To understand the
science of colors, we must first know something about the nature of light.
Light is a form of energy that behaves like a wave. Visible light of different
is detected by our eyes as a range of colors. Of the light that we can
see, violet has the shortest wavelength and red has the longest.
generate light and color due to the physical and chemical attributes
of specific compounds. When these compounds are heated and combusted they
give out energy, some of which may coincide with the wavelengths in the
visual region of the spectrum.
Making colored fireworks