Assessment criteria and Learning outcomes:
· I can explain how a shadow is formed.
· I know what the words ‘transparent’, ‘opaque’ and ‘translucent’ mean.
· I know why we can see things, like light bulbs, that give out light.
· I can use diagrams and writing to explain how we see things.
· I have experimented with different surfaces to find out which ones reflect light and which ones do this best.
· I can use drawing to show how light is reflected and what happens when the light hits the mirror at a different angle.
· I have watched an eye when it looks at bright light and found out what it does and why.
· I can explain how to change the size or position of the shadow of an object.
· I can suggest ideas to investigate, which are connected with work I have already done on light and shadows.
· I know I must my observations and measurements by repeating them.
· I can write clear accounts and explain my results using my scientific knowledge.
· I can explain the differences between ‘shadows’ and ‘reflections’.