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Experiment – Italian Workshop Luminous Cows Group
Experiment for pre-school - kaleidoscope Rationale and core concepts: light, reflections, colours. Active learning, constructivism, discovery learning. Description of the activites in the frame of a more general path: to make a kaleidoscope KaleidoscopeKaleidoscope Target group: 4-6 year old
Materials: Metallic silver cardboard Rolls of toilet paper Clean film Colorful pieces of paper Circle of foam or plain cardboard Setting of the class: Smaller groups Space and time: divide the work into 2 days for ~ 20 min at each period, space: tablesize.
What to do at home Play with fingerpaint to mix and try different colours
Play with a glassbowl of water, putting objects in it to observe refraction Play with mirros to understand reflection and angles Play with light to understand light and shadow (ex. paint a portrait of their own shadow)
Experiment for elementary school Rationale and core concepts: light, refractions, colours. Active learning, constructivism, discovery learning. Description of the activites in the frame of a more general path: to discover what happens looking through a cylinder filled with liquid. Target group: 6-12 year old
Materials Colour filters Tube with fluid inside Paper with QUALITY CHOICE (or any other symatric and asymatric word) Experiment Let chidern discover what causes the effect and think about what really happens. For example different colors or orientation of cylinder.
Suggestions for parents Writing your name in the mirror. This will give childern a feeling for the mirror and what happens. Childern are only allowed to look in the mirror and they can’t see there hands directly.
Suggestions for parents Mirrortunnel Childern can look in one mirror directly in front of an other mirror. They will see a tunnel of mirrors.