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EXPERIMENT- SHADOWS 

Follow the instructions below to conduct your own science experiment. You will be experimenting with the torch light to match up to the shadows of your figure (toy). 

 

What happens to the shadow when you tilt the torch upright? 

What happens to the shadow when you move the torch closer or further away?

 

You will need: 

  • A figure (This could be a toy)
  • A piece of paper 
  • A pencil 
  • A torch (If you do not have one, a phone torch may work) 
  • Blu tac or cellotape to stick you figure down 

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