This experiment is meant to be used during a forms of energy unit study. It should accompany a discussion of light and/or solar energy. It is meant to be done is small cooperative groups. This experiment should be done on a sunny day and last at least 30 minutes. I suggest starting the experiment, having your lesson for the day, them completing the experiment.
Materials for each group:
a piece of cardboard
a piece of white fabric
a piece of black fabric
We here at What We Get Up To hope that this is a fun experiment for your children