Shadows and Light in Photography
Students experiment with light and shadows using flashlights in a darkened room. They bring in significant objects from home and then photograph them using shadow in the photo composition. They mount their photos in a class collage.
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Shadows, Angles, and the Seasons
Shine some light on the topic of seasonal change with this collection of activities. Whether it's by measuring the change in the length of their shadows, or modeling the earth's orbit around the sun using a lamp and a globe, these simple...
3rd - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Brightest Part of a Shadow Is in the Middle
Shed some light on the nature of shadows! Science sleuths investigate a 200-year-old theory that light will form a bright spot in the center of a sphere's or circle's shadow with a video from Veritasium. The resource explains the...
7 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Krypton
Likely you have been near krypton without realizing it! Uses for krypton include fluorescent lighting, flash photography, and MRIs. The 36th video in a 118-part series briefly introduces this noble gas. It lists the properties of krypton...
1 min 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Shadows & Light, Science & Puppetry
Lights, shadows, action, and inquiry await your artistic scientists. They explore the way light travels, absorbs, reflects, and transmits through shadow play. They create folktale-inspired shadow puppets, explore the science of light,...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts