Why is the sky blue?

Why is the sky blue?
Type of Resource: Demonstration

This online resource gives the details for a 5-minute demonstration which illustrates how the refraction of light causes phenomenons such as a blue sky and sunsets.

A simple but effective explanation from the CSIRO.

Additional Information

The original page for this resource no longer exists. This copy made available by the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine (March 2017).

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182