This is a great activity to teach light energy for grades 2-5, it will take minimal prep time. You will get a wonderful product you can display, or place in the student journals in the form of a student booklet. Students will watch a video as an introduction and then practice light activities at 5 different stations. Can be used to introduce the topic, practice the topic or assess the topic. Student booklet will serve as guide, journal entry, assessment piece or for display of student work; you decide!
You can complete it in one class period or over the course of a week with a station per day.
Standards practiced: SC.4.P.10.1, SC.3.P.10.1, SC.3.P.10.3, SC.3.P.10.4
Contains: Station Tent Signs
Teacher Answer Key
QR Code enabled for technology integration
Handouts with and without QR Codes
***Color and Black and White versions both included***
MATERIALS NEEDED & SET UP
All stations should have:
1 Paper roll (created from construction paper and tape) or a toilet paper roll for a total of 5 paper rolls; one for each station.
1 Flashlight for total of 5 flashlights; one for each station
Station 1 - Piece of felt or wool (4 in x 4 in or larger you can decide)
Station 2 - Plastic cup (4 in x 4 in or larger you can decide)
Station 3 - Paper bag
Station 4 - Plastic bag
Station 5 - Small mirror or prism (if using a prism you might want to manage this station and have a piece of white copy paper to catch the refracted light rainbow!)
QR Code Reader App if using version with QR code for light videos.