Science Experiments At Home
Below are some fantastic ideas for science experiments that can be conducted at home!
This term we are learning about light. Children have already identified a variety of light sources and understand that darkness is the absence of light.
Lesson 2: Sun Safety.
Go through the lesson presentation, discuss why it is necessary to protect ourselves form the sun.
Activity: Children can design their own item of protective clothing (a hat, a pair of sunglasses). Children can also design a sun safety poster detailing the ways in which we can protect ourselves form the sun and why this is necessary.
Lesson 2: Shadows
Watch the below video clip:
Activity ideas: Children could create a shadow puppet show. Choosing materials carefully so that they block out the sun.
Children could draw around their shows using chalk and record and observe these at different intervals.