What are some uses of light?

In this lesson, we will learn some of the different uses of light. First, we will look at what a periscope is and how it works. Then, we will learn about the different kinds of lenses that help people to see. To finish our lesson, we will learn about shadow puppet theatres and make our own!

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Q1.What is reflection?

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Q2.What is refraction?

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Q3.What is happening at label A?
Diagram showing how a rainbow is made.

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Q4.What is happening at label B?

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Q5.What is happening at label C?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is reflection?

1/5

Q2.What is refraction?

2/5

Q3.What is happening at label A?
Diagram showing how a rainbow is made.

3/5

Q4.What is happening at label B?

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Q5.What is happening at label C?

5/5

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Science - Reflection end of lesson Quiz

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Question 5

Q1.What is reflection?

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Q2.What is refraction?

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Q3.Is lens A or B concave?
Diagram of lenses

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Q4.What is happening at the mirrors marked a on the periscope?
Diagram of a periscope

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Q5.What can you do to make a shadow bigger?

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Science - Reflection end of lesson Quiz

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is reflection?

1/5

Q2.What is refraction?

2/5

Q3.Is lens A or B concave?
Diagram of lenses

3/5

Q4.What is happening at the mirrors marked a on the periscope?
Diagram of a periscope

4/5

Q5.What can you do to make a shadow bigger?

5/5

Lesson summary: What are some uses of light?

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