Science - Gr. 4.D - Light and shadows

Overview from Alberta Education:...learn about light by studying the effects of light...They learn about light sources, about materials that light can pass through and about what happens when a material blocks or changes the path of light. By observing shadows and their motions relative to a light source, students discover that light and shadows fall along a predictable path. They discover that mirrors, prisms and a variety of other materials can affect that path...
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Shadows never leave our side - they stretch out from everyone and everything. You see shadows every day, but how well can you tell what cast the shadows? Beautiful, full-color photos show a shadow. A flip of a page reveals what cast the shadow. Test your detective skills and learn about the science behind shadows, too

OPENING SONG: Mister Sun Early Literacy Tip: When you’re talking with your preschooler, look for opportunities to use different words to help build his or her vocabulary. A large vocabulary …

Here is the story of the ambitious young man who brought life-changing ideas to America, despite the obstructive efforts of his hero-turned-rival, Thomas Edison. From using alternating current to light up the Chicago World's Fair to harnessing Niagara to electrify New York City and beyond, Nikola Tesla was a revolutionary ahead of his time. Remote controls, fluorescent lights, X-rays, speedometers, cell phones, even the radio -- all resulted from Nikola Tesla's inventions.

The Hardcover of the Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World by Elizabeth Rusch, Oliver Dominguez

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The Science of Color: Investigating Light

FICTION:Sylvie the cat persuades her boy to go into the darkness very late at night, where they are greeted by the shadows of roses and other flowers, and by nocturnal animals who whisper, "it's almost here." Gr. K-2.

Sylvie the cat persuades her boy to go into the darkness very late at night, where they are greeted by the shadows of roses and other flowers, and by nocturnal animals who whisper, "it's almost here.

Light energy -- How to be a real scientist -- Lights out! -- Clever cameras -- Bouncing rays -- Magical mirrors -- See above your head -- Kaleidoscope crazy -- Bending light -- Magnify me! -- Rainbow light -- Color crazy -- Light for sight -- Results and answers -- Further information.

Light energy -- How to be a real scientist -- Lights out! -- Clever cameras -- Bouncing rays -- Magical mirrors -- See above your head -- Kaleidoscope crazy -- Bending light -- Magnify me! -- Rainbow light -- Color crazy -- Light for sight -- Results and answers -- Further information.

Introduces readers to what makes a shadow, different types, and how they change.

We read a non-fiction book about shadows to learn how the sun's position impacts our shadow's length, as well as what makes shadows and what shade is.

FICTION:Boris the cat wakes from a nap to find that he has a shadow the size and shape of a mouse, which does not seem to be a problem until other animals begin to treat him differently. Gr. K-2.

Boris and the Wrong Shadow (Book) : Hodgkinson, Leigh : When Boris the cat wakes up from his nap, he finds that he has the shadow of a small mouse.

An examination of the science behind the physical phenomenon known as light, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

A book by Jim Whiting about the mystery of the universe: light.

Explores core physical science for lower-elementary students and English language learners in relation to sound, light, and color. The program defines new terms and explores how they are related. These terms include vibrate, eardrum, vocal cord, particle, and shadow, among others.

Explores core physical science for lower-elementary students and English language learners in relation to sound, light, and color. The program defines new terms and explores how they are related. These terms include vibrate, eardrum, vocal cord, particle, and shadow, among others.

Introduces light's sources, components, forms, and movement, as well as humans' perception of light.

Introduces light's sources, components, forms, and movement, as well as humans' perception of light.

Uses real-world examples to bring the concept of light to life in an approachable way.

I’m sitting on the deck of a cruise ship, gazing out at the exquisite French…

Learn how the study of light and vision can be combined with the engineering design process to turn a bright idea into a reality.

Examines how optical engineers combine the study of light and vision with the engineering design process to create world-changing instruments and technologies, including how these engineers define pro

FICTION:When each family at the diverse Juniper Court apartment complex needs something to light up the dark of winter, the stumpy, lumpy candle provides a glow brighter than the fanciest taper, revealing the true spirit of each holiday it illuminates. Gr.K-2

WinterCandle Winter Candle is a touching book that explores traditions, holidays, diversity and sharing. One candle makes a journey through the neighbor’s homes sharing light and beauty with them all, in many different ways.

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