Light and Shadows for Kids

Published on July 26, 2020 by

Learning about light and shadows for kids is an intriguing concept explained interestingly and thoroughly in this video! It improves a student’s outlook on how transparent, translucent, and opaque objects differentiate from each other. Light is a form of energy, and it comes as a wave and particle. All objects are likely to absorb or reflect the colors emitted by the light. It makes the objects appear differently based on the color that they reflect. On the other hand, shadows require an object and light source for its appearance. A shadow occurs when the light is stopped by an object. The shadows are likely to change its size depending on its position next to the light source. The opaque objects block all light. The transparent object blocks a small section of the light. Also, when an object is responsible for blocking a few areas of the light but, allows the light get through—it is known as a translucent object. Learn all this and more in this intriguing video for kids on light. Enjoy, and don’t forget to learn!

This video satisfies the 1-PS4-3 requirement(s) for first grade proficiency.

Students who demonstrate understanding can:

1-PS4-3. Plan and conduct investigations to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.


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