How are shadows formed?

In this lesson, we will be learning about shadows and how they are formed. You will need a pencil, a piece of paper, and some objects from around your home. These will be explained in the video.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Reflective materials are...

1/4

Q2.Non-reflective materials are...

2/4

Q3.Tick the object which is made of a reflective material.

3/4

Q4.Tick the object which is made of a non-reflective material.

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Reflective materials are...

1/4

Q2.Non-reflective materials are...

2/4

Q3.Tick the object which is made of a reflective material.

3/4

Q4.Tick the object which is made of a non-reflective material.

4/4

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How are shadows formed?

Let's see what you can remember from the lesson.

Q1.Opaque objects let most light rays pass through them. True or false?

1/4

Q2.If you can see through an object, it is ____________.

2/4

Q3.Shadows are made when...

3/4

Q4.Tick the transparent object.

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How are shadows formed?

Let's see what you can remember from the lesson.

Q1.Opaque objects let most light rays pass through them. True or false?

1/4

Q2.If you can see through an object, it is ____________.

2/4

Q3.Shadows are made when...

3/4

Q4.Tick the transparent object.

4/4

Lesson summary: How are shadows formed?

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