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5. Explain the following phenomena (underlined) using physies principles. At noon, you see
that (a 5) the sky is blue and (b 5) the cloud is white.
Answers must be printed on the answer sheet
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5. Explain the following phenomena (underlined) using physies principles. At noon, you see that (a 5) the sky is blue and (b 5) the cloud is white. Answers must be printed on the answer sheet

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Step 1

Explain the following phenomena:

(a) The sky is blue

(b) The cloud is white

Step 2

(a) The Sky is blue: 

The Sky is blue due to Rayleigh scattering of Sunlight.

The white light coming from the Sun is made up of all the colors of rainbow - Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Violet.

 

Step 3

When Sunlight Reaches the Earth's atmosphere, it is scattered in all directions by all the gases and particles in the air.

Blue light is scattered in all the directions by tiny particles of air present in Earth's atmosphere. Blue is scattered m...

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