This product is an investigation into the Next Generation Science Standard of Waves and their application in technologies for information transfer (1-PS4-2). It is a fun investigation that encourages students to experiment with light and experience how the presence of light in space causes objects to be seen. Included in this package are the question or inquiries regarding the effects of light in darkness, research clip art which will help students visualize the different resources available, answer or hypothesis statements based on this standard, worksheets to help students understand the effects of light, data collection charts to record the results of the investigation, and a worksheet to help students communicate the results to their peers. Also included is a list of the Next Generation Science Standards with the standard this investigation covers highlighted. All you need to supply is the students and the materials. It’s as easy as ready set let’s grow!