Shadows and Shade explains what a shadow is and how shadows are made. It discusses the different ways that shadows can be used, including for protection from the sun and as a form of entertainment.
Science Curriculum links
• PS (ACSSU020) Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed.
• ESS (ACSSU019) Observable changes occur in the sky and landscape.
• PW: Explore everyday examples of physical phenomena
When something blocks the light, it makes a shadow. Shadows make shade, and shade can protect people, animals, and plants from the sun. Shadows can be used by people in fun ways.