1-PS4-2: Illumination and Darkness

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that objects in darkness can be seen only when illuminated. 

Clarification Statement: Examples of observations could include those made in a completely dark room, a pinhole box, and a video of a cave explorer with a flashlight. Illumination could be from an external light source or by an object giving off its own light.

Assessment Boundary: none




Assessments


Phenomena

 

Anchor Charts


Video


Vocabulary

Darkness
Illumination
Object
Appearance (e.g. visible, not visible, somewhat visible)
Light
 - External light source (e.g. sun, flashlight)
 - Internal light source (e.g. light bulb, glow stick)
Cause and Effect

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that objects in darkness can be seen only when illuminated. (Cause and Effect)


Learning Plans


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