Tuesday, August 31, 2010

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Friday, August 27, 2010

Science: A Light Lesson!

By Kendall, Kayla, Nick, and Scarlet
(This post never got out last school year, but Mrs. Yollis promised to publish it over the summer!)   
Light is a form of energy, and it travels in a straight line.

We learned three new vocabulary words for science, and they are
transparent, translucent, and opaque.
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Transparent means light goes through the object.

These black arrows are light. They go right through the transparent surface.

This jar is transparent.

Translucent means some light goes through the object.

The arrows represent light. Notice, the light is scattered
Scattered means to go in different directions.

Here is a picture of some translucent shapes.

means it blocks all of the light.

The arrows represent light. Notice, NO light goes through the opaque object!

Here is a picture of our opaque shadow puppets.

✵     ✵     ✵     ✵     ✵

Can you think of any objects that are translucent, transparent, or opaque?

Have you ever made opaque shadow puppets?