The blue morpho butterfly is like a flying, sparkling sapphire. Watch this short video for a glimpse of this exquisite insect.
Academy docent Annie lights up the screen as she explains the science behind the sparkle of butterflies like the blue morpho.
This recipe’s pretty cool: Add food coloring and salt to ice cubes for a colorful demonstration of how iridescence works.
With a few household ingredients, you can make an iridescent rainbow materialize before your very eyes. Be sure to ask an adult for assistance.