A torch as a light source

A demonstration of how a source of light is required to see objects in the dark.

How do we get day and night?

A practical demonstration of how the Earth rotates on its axis to create day and night.

Light and shadow (clip compilation)

A montage of images showing everyday examples of light and shadows.

Light sources in your bedroom at night

A boy explores the lights sources in his bedroom at night.

Light travels in straight lines

Two experiments are used to demonstrate how light travels in straight lines.

Seeing in the dark - reflective materials

Wee Willie Winkie investigates light and reflective materials.

Seeing in the dark - reflective materials (signed)

Wee Willie Winkie investigates light and reflective materials.

Shadow puppets

Shadow puppeteer Manju Gregory shows how to create a shadow puppet show.

Sun, shadows and time of day

How you can tell the time of day from shadows cast by the sun.

The use of reflective materials for safety

How reflective clothes help you to be more visible in the dark.