Light and Solar Energy
In this unit students investigate how light from different sources can form shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted. Students will develop an understanding of fair testing in simple light experiments. Students will use their understanding of light and energy to create a greenhouse.
Explore light energy
Exploring light sources
Investigating light shadows
Experimenting with light shadows (optional)
Investigate light reflection, refraction and absorption
Explore absorption of solar energy
Analyse solar schools data (Mathematics)
Making a difference: build a greenhouse (Extension)
Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted.
Light from the sun can be used as an energy source.
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