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CLIP 3005

Seeing in the dark - reflective materials

Seeing in the dark - reflective materials
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Key Info
  • Seeing in the dark - reflective materials
  • Duration: 02:02
  • Wee Willie Winkie investigates light and reflective materials in this animated short. He chooses the most suitable equipment for going out on a dark night. Wearing reflective materials helps other people to see you in the dark. However, this will only happen when a source of light such as a torch, lamp or candle reflects on the material.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Light

  • Keywords: light, source, dark, darkness, reflective, shiny
Ideas for use in class
  • A short stimulus introduction for a light and reflection unit.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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