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.
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
The principal focus of science teaching in upper key stage 2 is to enable pupils to develop a deeper understanding of a wide range of scientific ideas. They should do this through exploring and talking about their ideas; asking their own questions ab...
- Working scientifically
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