Light

Before Halloween the girls and boys in second class were doing experiments using the school’s new science equipment. We were learning about light. We learned facts about the sun, sun safety and mixed the primary colors to see what new colors we would get. We learned about reflections and tried to write our name backwards so that we could read it properly using a mirror.

Then we learned about shadows and how the distance between the light source and an object changes the size of the shadow.

 

After, we investigated various materials to see if they were opaque, translucent or transparent.

Finally, we made a sun dial to see if we could see tell the time without electricity:

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