Light and Dark
Suitable for Key Stage 2: Lower

Learning Objectives:

  • To recognise that we need light to see things and that dark is an absence of light
  • To notice that light is reflected from a surface
  • To recognise that shadows are formed when the light from a light source is blocked by a solid object
  • To ask relevant questions and use different types of scientific enquiries to answer them


Resources included in this lesson plan:

  • LP-KS2L-LightandDark.docx
  • LP-KS2L-LightandDark-TenLightSources-R1.docx
  • LP-KS2L-LightandDark-WindowTemplate-R2.docx
  • LP-KS2L-LightandDark-ExplanationSheet-R3.docx
  • LP-KS2L-LightandDark-LightQuiz-R4.docx