Material Detail

Circles of Light:  The Mathematics of Rainbows

Circles of Light: The Mathematics of Rainbows

Online tutorial/lab is based on a module developed by Steven Janke and published in Modules in Undergraduate Mathematics and its Applications, 1992.


  • Editor Reviews
  • User Rating
  • Comments  (2) Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material


Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.
Karen Brucks
Karen Brucks (Faculty)
19 years ago
Web site that examines the mathematics of rainbows. Would serve as an
excellent project for calculus students.

Technical Remarks:

Not a java applet.
John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
19 years ago
Those discussing rainbows should visit this site. Teachers may find the
questions to be very helpful.