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Science topics ages 7 - 8
Light and shadows


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England

Key Stage 2
Programme of study: Science
Sc4 Physical processes; Light and sound
  • 3a: that light travels from a source
  • 3b: that light cannot pass through some materials, and how this leads to the formation of shadows
Sc4 Physical processes; The Earth and beyond
  • 4b: how the position of the Sun appears to change during the day, and how shadows change as this happens
QCA scheme of work primary science unit 3F: Light and shadows

Wales

Key Stage 2
Programme of study: Science
Physical processes; Light and sound
  • 3.1: that light travels from a source
  • 3.5: that light cannot pass through some materials, and that this leads to the formation of shadows
Sc4 Physical processes; The Earth and beyond
  • 4.3: how the position of the Sun appears to change during the day, and how shadows change as this happens
Northern Ireland

Key Stage 2
Programme of study: Science and technology
Physical processes; Light
  • b: find out that when light travelling from a source does not pass through materials, shadows are formed
Scotland

Environmental studies: 5-14 National guidelines
Science; Energy and forces; Properties and uses of energy
  • Level C: link light to shadow formation


 
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