1. Go outside on a really nice, sunny
2. Find a nice sunny spot to stand.
Make sure you find an open area where
there are no objects such as buildings
or trees in the area.
3. Locate the position of the
Sun in the sky and turn away from
it so that your back is facing the Sun.
4. Look for your shadow in front
5. Record the time and write
what your shadow looks like.
Is your shadow a long shadow or is it a short
6. Go outside to the same position
a few more times during the same day and record
the time and observation of your shadow.
7. Be sure to go outside in
the evening when the Sun has set and
look for your shadow. Record
If the Sun is low in the
sky your shadow will look long.
If the Sun is high in the sky your
shadow will look short.
materials will allow most of the
light to pass through it. Clouds
in the sky allow light to pass through
them but we cannot see through them.
materials will allow light to pass
through it. Sunglasses allow us to
see through them.
materials will not allow any light
to pass through it. Your body
is an opaque object that does not
allow light to pass through it.