AimDescribe the Sun and Earth as approximately spherical bodies. Use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the movement of the Sun across the sky.
Success CriteriaStudents are able to observe and annotate the movement of shadows according to the movement of their light source. They will also be able to make and use a sundial and spot a pattern of movement in order to predict how the shadow on the sundial will move, thus telling the time.
Prior KnowledgeStudents might have an understanding about light, dark and shadows.
For each student you will need:
- 1 Packet of Lolly Sticks
- 1 Pack of Chalk
- ¼ Mayku Standard Sheet
- 1 Bucket of Water
- 5 Litres of PVA Glue
- 1 Pack of Cement
- 1 Pair of Scissors
- 1 Pack of BluTack
Students can share:
- Mayku FormBox
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