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This 'Light' Unit teaches the children about light, how we see, reflection, refraction and shadows. They will learn how light travels, and how this enables us to see.

Wider Learning


Visit: The Science Museum to explore light, reflection and refraction.


Go Online: Light and Dark -


Research it: Research Sir Isaac Newton.



- How do rainbows form? -

- 5 facts about light and colour -

- Light absorption and reflection -


Explore it: 10 cool science experiments to investigate light, reflection and rainbows.



- Oscar and the Moth by Geoff Waring

- Light and Dark by Angela Royston

- Light (Science in a Flash) by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw