It isn’t that often that you can make a functioning scientific instrument from recycled junk lying around your house. The video shows you how to make a spectroscope out of a cardboard tube an old CD and some card-stock. Looks like a fun project to make with the kids. DIY Spectroscope

Save money with this DIY physics project, by making authentic scientific tools with recycled materials. A spectroscope is an instrument used to break light up into its constituent colors, like a prism does, showing the light spectrum.

Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.

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