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LIGHT AND SHADOWS Adult supervision and guidance is required for all Science Club activities. Click here to view risk assessments. Click here
What do we know about Shadows? Shadows are formed when something blocks light, like the light from the Sun or a light bulb. Can you tell what objects are making these shadows? Click to see if you are right! Nevit Dilmen / CC-BY-2.0CC-BY-2.0MTSRSMTSRS / CC-BY-2.0CC-BY-2.0
Shadows? What do we know about Shadows?
Which of these objects are opaque, translucent and transparent ? Do they all make shadows? Can you find more examples at home? Shadows? What do we know about Shadows?
Find an opaque object and hold it next to a lamp. What happens to the size of its shadow as you move it closer to and further away from the light? CloserFurther
Snail Shadow Hand Puppets In a dark room, shine a lamp or torch on the wall, and stand between the light and the wall. Can you make these shadow hand puppets?
Flying Bird Shadow Hand Puppets
Dog What other hand puppets can you make? Shadow Hand Puppets
Making Shadow Puppets What you need A cardboard box Thin white paper Card Drinking straws Scissors Sticky tape A lamp or torch
Cut the middle out of both sides of the box, leaving 1-2 cms around the outside. Keep hold of the bits of card - you can use these pieces to make your puppets. Making Shadow Puppets
Tape the white paper over one side of the box. If you want to, you can decorate your theatre as well! Making Shadow Puppets
Cut some shadow puppets out of the card. Make sure they are small enough to fit inside your theatre. Tape a straw to the back of your puppets. Making Shadow Puppets
Set your theatre up with the light behind it Now you are ready to perform your shadow puppet play! Making Shadow Puppets
Send us photos of your shadow puppets or your light and shadow experiments, and well add them to the Science Club Gallery ! Science Club Gallery Your Science Club Photos