Talk about properties of light. Introduce terms transparent, translucent and opaque and find out what they mean by investigating different materials using a light source. Shine torches through cardboard combs and tubes and explain findings. Make shadow puppets.

Suitable for Y3 pupils.

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Last updated Sep 3, 2015, created Aug 17, 2010
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    Some nice ideas for exploring transparency with a year 3 class. The extra resources help a lot if you are pushed for time.

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