Light Theory

Project Overview

This companion project teaches children about the way that light behaves, travelling in straight lines from a source or reflector, into the eye. They explore phenomena associated with light, including shadows, reflections, rainbows and diffraction.

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What’s included

Light Theory is a comprehensive science project that boasts an array of essentials including:


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Project scope

Light Theory provides a structured approach to science, outlining key subjects and topics including:

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  • Science
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  • Light, sight and the human eye
  • Perceiving colour
  • Reflections
  • Refraction
  • Shadows

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