Mad Science Monday: Lights, color, action!

Learning about color science with thaumatropes, chromatography, ‘color blender’

Are you ready to make a color blender? See how colors look when they spin together and how to make an easy animated cartoon with Andrea Cook of Mad Science Austin and San Antonio.

SAN ANTONIO – Are you ready to make a color blender? See what colors look when they spin together and how to make an easy animated cartoon with Andrea Cook of Mad Science Austin and San Antonio!

Mike and Fiona explored the concepts of thaumatropes and chromatography with a few easy experiments separating colors, spinning color wheels and spinning two pictures so they look like they’re part of the same image.

Watch the video above to learn more, and for virtual classes and more science fun, visit the Mad Science Austin & San Antonio website.

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About the Authors:

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist and baker who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.

Robert started his career at KSAT more than 10 years ago. He started as a prompter operator, to director, to promotions producer and now SA Live producer. He loved the excitement of news but entertainment is where he feels at home.