STEAM SQUAD: Prep-Yr2 Light, Colour and Shadows (Forces in Action) Thursday 4pm - 5pm 17/09/2020

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  • Regular price $12.00
GST included.


You will be de-lighted as you explore how light can be absorbed, reflected, split and combined. See how you can use light to make an object disappear or change colour. In this activity, you will construct Newton’s Colour Discs, make a peek box, examine colour and shadows, and even learn how to make coloured shadows.

Once you have purchased your ticket please keep your receipt as proof of payment.  Please note that we require minimum numbers to run this session.  If minimum numbers are not met, we will contact you to arrange for rescheduling of your session.  You will be emailed a list of materials to have ready for the session as well as a link to our classroom at least 48hrs before the lesson is scheduled to begin.  Please ensure you have a stable internet connection as well as a webcam and mic (if you want the session to be interactive).

Australian Curriculum Links:

Science Understanding: Chemical sciences

  • Objects are made of materials that have observable properties (ACSSU003)
  • Everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways (ACSSU018)
  • Different materials can be combined for a particular purpose (ACSSU031)

Science Understanding: Physical sciences

  • Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed (ACSSU020)

    Plus many curriculum links to Science as a Human Endeavour & Science Inquiry Skills

    MATERIALS LIST - please ensure participants have all materials or a suitable alternative

    White paper
    Printed colour wheels, pre-glued to cardboard (eg cereal box)
    Kitchen string
    Coloured pencils
    Coloured cellophane
    Cardboard box eg shoebox, cereal box, biscuit box (no clear panels or holes)
    Sticky tape
    Interesting small coloured objects eg lego characters, plastic animals