As part of our Science topic, we have been making shadows and learning how to change their size.
Last week, we learnt how to make a shadow. We also learnt some very important scientific words: opaque, translucent and transparent. Different objects will create different types of shadow. In the picture below, part of the scissors create a dark shadow and for part of them there is no shadow at all!
This week, we have been learning how to change the size of a shadow. We moved a torch further away from an object and measured the height of the shadow each time. We found that the shadow got smaller each time we moved the torch further away!