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What makes the color in a rainbow?

The colors in a rainbow are made by sunlight shining through raindrops in the air, which separate the light into the colors of the spectrum. A rainbow occurs at the end of a storm, when the sun begins to shine while the air is still filled with raindrops. When the sunlight passes through the millions …

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What causes rain?

You know rain falls from clouds.  Have you ever wondered how raindrops happen to be in clouds? Moisture is constantly evaporated from the earth’s surface by the warmth of the sun.  the invisible water vapor is carried upward by currents of warm, rising air.  As the moisture-loaded air rises it cools. As the air cools, …

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