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Light Show

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Summary

Take an in-depth look at the properties of light with a video for use with Key Stage 2 science classes.

Through time-lapse film and animation from space, The Day and Night Show highlights the differences in the 24-hour cycle.

Cinema Trip explores light sources, revealing to primary pupils how light can travel through some materials but not others.

Inside an Eye goes into the lab to observe an animal's eye being taken apart to find out how it works.

Trick of the Light looks back at how the Victorians used mirrors and lenses to set up the camera obscura - a giant camera.

Seeing the Light goes into the lab to explain reflection, using mirrors, torches and lasers to demonstrate how light travels in a straight line.

Published : May 2007

15 mins

Series

Science Tube

Roles

Primary Pupil

Subjects

Primary Science

Light

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