Sun Prints

Young scholars discuss energy and where they can find it. They will then discuss the sun and how it functions as an energy source. Next, students get a piece of black paper and some coins. They go outside and make a design with the coins on top of their paper. After the design is left in the sun for a few minutes, the young scholars remove the coins. Students discover that the energy from the sun faded the paper that wasn't covered by the coins.

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Resource Details

Grade
K - 2nd
Subjects
Life Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print