Our topic for Science Week this term was Light. We had a brilliant week of new learning, and lots of hands-on experiments. The children took part in experiments to find out which materials were the most reflective and why.
We had fun with mirrors, exploring why an image can appear to be reversed as the light bounces off the mirror and into our eyes...
Did you know light can only travel in straight lines? We tested this using torches. We also drew each other's shadows and found out what happens to a shadow when a light source moves closer or further away from an object.
We also used sun sensitive paper to create our own 'photographs' using natural opaque and translucent objects. The shadows created white areas not reached by the suns rays. The results are beautiful!