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96 resources with the keyterm shadows

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Seein' Double, Seein' Double

For Teachers K - 2nd
By using the Internet, hands-on activities, video, and cooperative learning, pupils look into the conditions in which light casts shadows on objects. The lesson plan includes fabulous hands-on activities, art projects, worksheets, and...
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Story Telling through Photography

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Use this writing and photography lesson plan in your descriptive writing unit. Elementary and middle schoolers write and create a story line incorporating photos from Inspiration or their own personal photos. They experiment with...
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Which Way is North?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Who needs a compass to find cardinal directions? Just place a stick in the ground and record the movement of its shadow over the course of a day. Then, measure the shadow lengths in order to determine a north-south line. A simple...
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What Causes an Eclipse of the Moon?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Ask an astronomer and find out how the orbit of the earth and moon are different and that a lunar eclipse can only happen when their orbits match up. You'll also discover that a lunar eclipse is caused by the earth's shadow. Another...
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Why Are Solar Eclipses Only Visible in Some Places?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Why can't we see a solar eclipse in California when they can see it in New York? Ask a scientist and discover how solar eclipses are like shadows that can only be seen if you are very near or directly under them. After viewing this...
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No Shadow of Doubt

For Students 5th
Fifth graders must use a pencil to draw in the shadows they think will be formed by a house, a greenhouse, and a tree. The sun is behind each of these objects, and an open field is in front of them. That's where pupils draw their...
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Being Shadowed

For Students K - 2nd
What causes a shadow to appear? Have kindergartners and first graders explore shadows with a fun science activity. After reading a short paragraph about light sources, they draw a shadow for a little girl based on the location of the...
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Sunset Pictures

For Teachers K - 6th
Sunsets and shadows are lovely subjects for creative projects. Kids take a good look at images of sunsets, then use paint and construction paper to create a silhouetted sunset image. Tip: This project is a great way to illustrate a poem...
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Light

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is a stellar slide show for illuminating middle schoolers' minds on the topic of light! An interactive slide allows viewers to sort light sources by whether or not they are man-made. More objects are displayed and learners discover...
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The Shadow Knows: Student Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 4th
Pairs of pupils get together in order to measure the heights and lengths of their shadows. They use these measurements in order to predict the height of other friends in class. A good activity to practice measuring things that cannot be...
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Exploring Seasonal Shadows and Sunlight

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What can shadows tell us about the changing season? Over several months, astronomy learners record length and position of an outdoor object's shadow, such as a flagpole. They apply the data to a growing hypothesis and note the patterns...
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Silhouettes

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore the challenges of creating a silhouette. In this silhouette instructional activity, students learn to produce a silhouette from a projected image. Students compare and contrast the making of a silhouette to a drawing or...
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Modern Figure Sculpture

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Alberto Giacometti is a renowned sculpture, made popular by his "tall, gaunt" figures. His sculptures have been interpreted in many ways: representing isolation, Holocaust victims, or of one standing against adversity. Giacometti says...
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The Sun's Path

For Students 8th - 11th
Starting with questions about the tilt of the Earth and apparent motion of the sun, a worksheet provides instructions on how to figure the paths of the Sun on certain dates. Learners answer three more questions, complete with details...
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Light at Night

For Teachers K - 6th
Portraying accurate light in a chalk drawing can be difficult. This useful PowerPoint provides fantastic guidelines to achieve good lighting perspective in a drawing. Three photo examples are provides on slides six, eight, and ten, to...
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Cooler In The Shadows

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners investigate the concepts of shadows and how they are projected with objects different positions in relation to the sun. They conduct an experiment by observing objects in different positions. Then students record the observations.
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The Shadow Knows - Creating Shadows

For Teachers K - 1st
Young learners recognize a shadow and witness how shadows occur when light is blocked. They access streamed video, standard video, and websites in order to engage in their study of how light is naturally blocked to create shadows. An...
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Light and Shadow

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars compare and draw items with shading based on where a light source is in relation to the object.
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Shadows

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners read books, learn about the letter s, and eat raisins all to learn about shadows. In this shadows lesson plan, students also go outside and look at shadows and sing songs about shadows.
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The Tilt of the Earth And the Seasons

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders measure the change in the size of their shadow over time. They visit a fixed structure and record the date, the time, and the measurement of the length of their shadow. They do this over the course of the school year. They...
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Cooler in the Shadows

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore Earth science by creating a scale model in class. In this shadow lesson, students research the impact the sun has on Earth shadows and complete a space science worksheet. Students create models of the Sun and Earth and...
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Fish Shadow Match

For Students K - 2nd
In this shadows worksheet, students match the different fish with their shadows. Students match 6 fish with their shadows.
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Shadow Play

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate shadows.  For this shadows and technology lesson, students listen to the book Ten Grouchy Groundhogs or Gretchen Groundhog, It's Your Day! and discuss how shadows are made.  Students match objects to their shadow...
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The Long and Short of It- Shadows

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students trace shadows. In this light and shadows instructional activity, students conduct an experiment to determine what a shadow is and what is necessary to make a shadow. Students observe how shadows change as well as write and draw...