LIGHT for Kids

Light and Its Properties -
The Science of Light -

Light for Kids -


Optics for Kids - requires Flash -

"Snacks" about light -

ProTeacher sites about why the sky is blue and sunsets are red

Light Tour - Discover the Mysteries of Light

Learn about Light -
      Light videos -                     

Physics4Kids -

Optics For Kids -

Light and Color from Mrs. Susan Stein  


How Far Does Light Go? Lesson for teachers to use

Electromagnetic Spectrum lesson from NASA

Explore Light - vocabulary, web sites, activities

BBC Science Clips -

Experiments from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:
    Direct and Diffuse Light experiment
    Light and Heat
    Reflectivity and Absorption

Utah Education Network -

Experiments from the Exploratorium:
   The Disappearing Glass Rods
   Critical Angle
   Convection Currents -
   How to Build a Light Island
Light Waves and Color -


Light and Shadows -


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This page was developed by Kathi Mitchell 
and was last updated March 3, 2021