How can you change the size of a shadow?

In this lesson, we will be learning how you can change the size of a shadow. You'll have a go at creating your own shadow puppet theatre. You will need a pencil, a piece of paper, and if you've got them, some cardboard, a pair of scissors and a glue stick. You must ask for the help of an adult when using your scissors.

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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.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:

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.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

Video

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How can you change the size of a shadow?

Here is your End of Lesson Quiz! Let's see what you can remember from the lesson.

Q1.To create a shadow, I needed to use _______ materials.

1/3

Q2.When you move an object closer to the light source, the shadow becomes __________.

2/3

Q3.Shadows get smaller when you move an object...

3/3

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 can you change the size of a shadow?

Here is your End of Lesson Quiz! Let's see what you can remember from the lesson.

Q1.To create a shadow, I needed to use _______ materials.

1/3

Q2.When you move an object closer to the light source, the shadow becomes __________.

2/3

Q3.Shadows get smaller when you move an object...

3/3

Lesson summary: How can you change the size of a shadow?

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Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Dance

This was the final lesson in the unit Light & dark.

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