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Bedfont Primary School


Primary School

Week 06

Experiment with light

  • Create a shadow puppet. Use the puppet to investigate light. Observe what happens when you move the puppet closer and further away from the light source.
  • Create a sundial. Observe what happens throughout the day and record what you find.
  • Draw around your shadow during different times of the day. Report what you observe.
  • Does light pass through all materials?
  • What happens when light reflects of a mirror?

(Pupils might work scientifically by: looking for patterns in what happens to shadows when the light source moves or the distance between the light source and the object changes.)