Rainbows are defined as seven colors that go in the beautiful arrangement. Rainbows have always been a part of nature. They are not necessarily the hottest topic to talk about, but they are definitely something to relook at. Throughout my blog posts, I have consistently looked at what rainbows could stand for. I also looked at whether they are seen in a political, ethical, religious, … Continue reading Final Blog Post
The more I research the concept, topic, and meanings of the rainbow, the more I discover about the negative sides of the word. They way most people see a rainbow is in a positive way. I found this particular interesting article where rainbow diet pills were used to help people lose weight. In a sense, the use of rainbow diet pills can be seen both … Continue reading Rainbow Diet Pills?
Have you ever wondered how rainbows are created? I have always been curious as a child. The internet has too many explanations on how it was created, however, everyone seems to agree that every rainbow is created from the sunshine (light), water (rain), and physics. The video below explains how the rainbow is created. Isaac Newton figured out the details for a rainbow formation … Continue reading 42 degrees=rainbow
Have you ever wondered what rainbows mean in art? I have always seen famous art pieces portrayed with a subtle rainbow in the background. Sometimes I will even see just a rainbow in the picture. I always wondered if these rainbows are representing something or if the artist just wanted to paint a rainbow. There is a transition from religious pieces of paintings containing a … Continue reading Rainbows in Art
Kindergarten Scientists: The Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow Kindergarten is one of those times where most students have colored at least one rainbow in their lifetime. Rainbows are not always drawn with the right colors when a person is first learning the colors. Sometimes children even make mistakes in knowing how a rainbow actually looks like. In one research study, we … Continue reading Kindergarten Scientists: The Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow
I used to have a favorite type of fish when I was younger. It was a rainbow trout. These colorful creatures were such a beauty to look at. Little did I know that they were being used for scientific experiments. These rainbow fish were used in research. There was a study where the rainbow trout was used to test the effects of dietary fat levels … Continue reading Rainbow Fish???
Hope Theory: Rainbows in the Mind http://slideplayer.com/slide/3780007/ This is something new that I found when I was researching rainbows. Something called the “hope theory” exists, where the word rainbow is used as a symbol for representing a theory. The hope theory is defined as the perceived capability to create pathways to desired goals and to motivate oneself while thinking about those pathways (1 Snyder). Snyder … Continue reading Hope Theory: Rainbows in the Mind
The title of this blog may give away what this blog will be about. The famous song, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” has been a well-known song that is most commonly seen in the movie “Wizard of Oz.” The beauty about this song is that there is symbolism behind it. The person who created the song had several significances behind the song. Israel Kamakawiwo’ole is the … Continue reading “Somewhere over the Rainbow”
You know how when you were a little kid, you would love to point out a rainbow to your mom and dad? Most people think that rainbows are a symbol of happiness and peace. This may be because we visualize rainbows to be a pretty sight. I found a fascinating article where rainbows are portrayed in a negative manner. In most general chemistry classes, something … Continue reading Rainbow Demonstration
Something many people do not know is that rainbows have been highly connected in the scientific field. The way a rainbow is formed is quite remarkable. Most people do not take the time to understand how a rainbow can be created. Most people know that rainbows happen in nature when there is rain and sunlight. But what most people do not know is that creating … Continue reading Rainbows in a Scientific “Light”