This activity is the PERFECT hands-on, activity for Groundhog Day. It provides a fun, hands-on opportunity for discovery learning. This is a lesson that your students will LOVE and one that they will never forget!! That's the BEST kind of learning!!!
This packet includes:
~A Detective Hat Template
~A repsonse sheet for the activity
~Shadow Detective Badges
~templates to make your groundhog puppets
This experiment involves making predictions about what kind of day is needed to make a shadow.
Students will then use their groundhog puppets in a dark room to see if they can find a shadow for him.
Next, the teacher will pass out flashlights. Can you find a shadow now??
Students are encouraged to explore the light. What happens when the light moves farther away from the groundhog? Closer? What happens when someone stands between the light and the groundhog?
All discoveries can be recorded on the provided response sheet!