Light: Let’s Investigate

This title supports the following learning objectives for Key Stage 2 science: Recognise that light is needed in order to see things and that dark is the absence of light; Notice that light is reflected from surfaces; Recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines; Explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into our eyes; Recognise that shadows are formed when light is blocked by an opaque object; Explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them and find patterns in the way that the size of shadows change.

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  • ISBN: 978-1-78856-042-9
  • Age Group: 7 years plus
  • Series: Science Essentials Key Stage 2
  • Author: Ruth Owen & Victoria Dobney
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • Dimensions: 280 x 210 mm
  • Curriculum Links: Light, Non-fiction reading, Science, STEM, Working scientifically
Key Selling Features
• Brings STEM to life • High interest narrative text with numerous fact boxes • Colourful, sophisticated designs and imagery • On-the-page activities and experiments • On-the-page download buttons highlight the availability of online FREE resources • Introduces key science vocabulary • Non-fiction features including: table of contents, labels and captions, glossary and index
Series Information
Series Name: Science Essentials Key Stage 2  Resources
This 10-book series covers the entire programme of study for science at Key Stage 2. It has been designed for students to enjoy and as a helpful resource for teachers planning science lessons. The books encourage students to ask questions and then answer them using scientific evidence and enquiries, such as investigations and experiments. The pages offer discussion topics and critical thinking questions. Each book features “download buttons” that show a free downloadable teacher resource or student worksheet is available for that page.