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Light and Sound Inventions that Changed the World

Students will explore the societal impacts of inventions involving light and sound.
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Light and Sound Inventions that Changed the World

Amy King

Careers with Light and Sound

Students complete a jigsaw activity to learn about careers involving light and sound.
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Careers with Light and Sound

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Attributes and Skills of Innovators

Students explore the attributes and skills that can make someone a successful innovator.
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Attributes and Skills of Innovators

Circle of colours

What is white light?

Find out what happens if you spin the colours of the rainbow in this hands-on activity.
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What is white light?

Why can we see shadows at night?

Why can we see shadows at night?

Take a walk after dark to find shadows.
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Why can we see shadows at night?

Why is everything so small down there?

Why is everything so small down there?

Explore how we see things far and near and from different angles. It's all about perspective!
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Why is everything so small down there?

Is a green apple always green?

Is a green apple always green?

What does light have to do with colour? Observe some colourful fruit under different conditions to learn why we see the colours we see!
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Is a green apple always green?

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Why do we need two eyes to see?

Ever wondered why we have two eyes (and not one, three or more)? Find how your two eyes work together in this hands-on activity.
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Why do we need two eyes to see?

How do I see colour?

How do I see colour?

How is light connected to the colours we see? In this STEAM activity make a colourful light catcher and discover why we see different colours?
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How do I see colour?

How do movies move?

How do movies move?

Explore the concept of persistence of vision in this hands on activity.
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How do movies move?

Sunset over the ocean

Day and Night

Students learn about and apply observing, sorting & classifying, and comparing & contrasting skills as they learn about the cycle of day and night.
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Day and Night

Water: A Natural Reflector

Reflectors

7 images of some objects that can reflect light such as mirrors, Mylar balloons and water
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Reflectors

How can you see underwater?

How can you see underwater?

Explore how we see things through water.
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How can you see underwater?