Energy - Light And Dark
When the Sun has gone down, the only light comes from the Moon, stars and lamps.

Energy - Light And Dark

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Light is an energy. It lets us see the world around us. Which things make light? In science at school you will have found out about sources of light. Some sources are very big, like the Sun. Some are very small, like glow worms. Lots of other things don’t make their own light - they just reflect light. Mirrors reflect light. The Moon reflects the light of the Sun. Let’s find out a bit more about light energy.

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In the picture, it is getting dark. When it is completely dark:
There is only a little bit of light
There is still lots of light
There is plenty of light
There is no light
If there is no light at all, then it is completely dark
This is a flashlight. It produces light. The flashlight has batteries. What makes the light in a flashlight?
The electrical energy is turned into light energy
Where does daylight come from?
The Moon
The Sun
The stars
Street lights
Remember, never look directly at the Sun - it is very dangerous
What do we use to light our homes?
The Moon
Not just our homes - our streets, schools and factories all use electric lights
This minibeast is very unusual. It is called a glow worm. Why do you think it is called a glow worm?
It is nice to look at
It makes its own light
It is very colorful
It is a very happy minibeast
That’s right - it glows in the dark. Fireflies also make their own light
The Sun makes lots of light. At night, you cannot see the Sun. What can you see in the sky at night?
The Sun
There are millions of stars. Stars make light. They are like the Sun, but they are a very long way away. That’s why they look so small
Mirrors do not make their own light. Mirrors just _______ light.
Eat up
Light bounces off mirrors. Light reflects off mirrors
Mrs Smith is polishing her car. It is very shiny. The light is:
Bouncing off the car
Not touching the car
Lifting the car up
Weighing the car down
Light bounces off shiny things
The Moon shines at night. But the Moon is not like the Sun. The Moon does not make its own light. The Moon reflects light from:
Street lights
House lights
The Sun
Glow worms
Sometimes you cannot see all of the Moon. Have you ever seen a crescent-shaped Moon?
These candles are burning. They make heat and _____ .
Fires produce light as well as heat
Author:  David Bland

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