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Light and Shadow - Design an Experiment Worksheet

$0.99 or Free on Plus | 2 pages (PDF)|Grades: 5 - 6

A worksheet that explores light and shadow and the principles of a fair test.

Use this science worksheet when investigating the relationship between the position of a light source and the size of a shadow.

This teaching resource asks students to explain their knowledge of the properties of light, formulate a hypothesis based on this knowledge and then design a fair test that investigates their prediction.

This worksheet could be used as part of a Physical Sciences unit on light in the upper years. It also serves as an assessment of student’s knowledge of the topic and their understanding of fair testing.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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